The Minister of National Defence Mr Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos is officially visiting, from today Saturday 20 to Monday 22 February 2021, the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Mr Panagiotopoulos will have talks with the Emirates Minister of State for Defence Affairs Mr Mohammed Al Bowardi and will lay a wreath at the Wahat Al Karama monument.
He will attend the opening ceremony of the International Defence Materiel Exhibitions “IDEX 2021” and “NAVDEX 2021”, as well as the International Defence Conference conducted under the kind support of His Highness the President of UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre. Furthermore, he will visit the Greek Pavilion of the International Exhibitions and will then go to the HYDRA Frigate which is docked at the Zayed Port.
The Minister of National Defence is accompanied by the Chief of HNDGS General Konstantinos Floros and the General Director of Defence Investments and Armaments HAF Lieutenant General Theodoros Lagios (retired).