IDEAS 2022 depicts Pakistan's achievement, self-sufficiency: Israr Tareen.

KARACHI -- 'Our country has showcased one of the best and technologically advanced air and ground equipment in the global market, thus, proudly achieving self-sufficiency in many fields related to the defence sector," Mr Muhammad Israr Tareen, Federal Minister for Defence Production stated while addressing the closing ceremony of IDEAS 2022 held at the Expo Center, Karachi.

He further added that Pakistan has always been conscientious of the reality that arms facilitate peace, desires to live as a harmonious and peace-loving country in this competitive world.

Major General Muhammad Arif Malik HI(M) DG DEPO, Brig. Naveed Azam Cheema, Director Coordination DEPO, Commodore Mohammad Tahir SI(M), Director (Media) DEPO and Mr. Zohair Naseer, CEO Badar Expo Solutions were also present on the occasion.

He added that the aim of the IDEAS 2022 was to showcase our products, demonstrate our organizational skills to plan and conduct a mega event of international stature and provide a great international platform to convey our viewpoints on security issues of the Region. Moreover, to provide a unique opportunity for our defence related industry, both in public and private sector, to display their products and interact directly with the defence industry of the developed world and creating a good opportunity to reinforce the diplomatic efforts in the domain of defence diplomacy. He said by holding IDEAS 2022 successfully under the prevalent environment is the manifestation to build the image of Pakistan as a modern, progressive and tolerant state that is willing to co-exist peacefully with the international community.

While giving an answer to a question he said we have achieved all targets of holding the IDEAS 2022. Around 285 foreign defence delegations from 64 countries...

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