Speaking to the ceremony participants, the President of Kazakhstan emphasized that the main feature of this exhibition is holding of international forum Days of Space in Kazakhstan within KADEX 2018.
Nursultan Nazarbayev noted that KADEX 2018 is the event of global importance in the field of armament and information security.
- The exhibition presents 318 enterprises from 28 countries. Visitors can learn about the latest achievements in the defence-industrial complex and the space sphere. This time, a special emphasis is placed on the development of the electronic system and communication and armament management system, the Head of State said.
The President of Kazakhstan has pointed out that our country is pursuing a peace-loving policy aimed at strengthening good-neighbourliness and cooperation.
- The development of the defence sector and the Armed Forces is one of the state’s priorities. The effective instrument in their implementation is KADEX international exhibition, the only one of its kind in Central Asia, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
The Head of State dwelled on the effectiveness of holding the international exhibition in developing the country's military-industrial complex.
- This year official delegations from 40 countries of the world, as well as 108 heads of foreign companies, have arrived to participate in the exhibition. Signed business agreements and contracts will promote the development of international cooperation and partnership between domestic and foreign enterprises of the defence industry complex. It will also help attract investment, increase the export potential and competitiveness of Kazakhstan's economy as a whole, the President of Kazakhstan stated.
After the opening ceremony of the exhibition, the Head of State visited the exhibition pavilions of Kazakhstan Engineering National Company, Russia and China.