The grand opening of 2014 International Defence Exhibition in Pakistan was held in Karachi Expo Center at 10 a.m. on Dec. 1st. Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, and Khwaja Asif, Defense Minister of Pakistan attended the opening ceremony. As the designated supplier of engineering equipment for General Armament Department of Chinese People's Liberation Army, Yutong Heavy Industries participated in the defence exhibition by bringing the concept of “Honesty, Collaboration and Innovation”.
Nawaz Sharif, Prime Minister of Pakistan, said in his opening speech that the International Defence Exhibition in Pakistan has become the main regional defence industry exhibition; Pakistan has possessed advanced defense capability and welcomes enterprises from friendly countries to participate in the exhibition and to conduct technical exchange and business communication.
This year’s defence exhibition attracted 88 delegations from 48 countries. A total of 232 enterprises participated in the exhibition and over 2000 sets of weapon systems were exhibited. Besides, Pakistanexhibited its Al-Khalid main battle tank, JF-17 “Thunder” fighter, armored personnel carrier and missile boat, which are researched and developed independently and dependently.
Since this is the first time for Yutong Heavy Industries to participate in an International Defence Exhibition, leaders of the Company paid high attention to it. Li Yong, president of Yutong Heavy Industries, arranged and participated in the planning of the exhibition in person. The participation of Yutong Heavy Industries attracted large amount of military representatives, entrepreneurs and purchasing agents to come for consultation. Zhang Jianhua, Deputy Director of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense, visited the stand of Yutong Heavy Industries to get to know the information of related products. Wu Jiongjiong, minister of Department of Military Products, gave a detailed explanation to Deputy Director Zhang Jianhua, who recognized the strength of Yutong Heavy Industries and was optimistic about the development prospect of products of Yutong Heavy Industries in the overseas market.
In the following three days, the representatives of Yutong Heavy Industries made all-out efforts to attract more overseas customers to know Yutong Heavy Industries, understand Yutong Heavy Industries and trust Yutong Heavy Industries through this exhibition.