Azerbaijan attends defense exhibition in Malaysia

An Azerbaijani delegation visited Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, last week to attend the 14th Defence Services Asia Exhibition.

Yavar Jamalov, the defense industry minister of Azerbaijan, led the delegation to the event, which sought to develop the defense and security industries. The exhibition provided a variety of business activities and networking and socializing events, Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency reports.

The conference featured discussions on international security issues and simplifying the challenges pertaining to the defense and security industries. The event also included discussions on the challenges associated with risks and disasters and their solutions, Azerbaijan State Telegraph Agency reports.

Other features of the exhibition included a panel of army chiefs from around the region presenting and deliberating pertinent regional issues; a presentation on chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives and humanitarian and disaster relief, a cybersecurity series; business to business meetings; a collaborative workshop; and a live demonstration by the Malaysian Army.

According to the DSA event page, there were 1,000 participating companies from 60 countries at the DSA, including 28 pavilions from the U.S., U.K., Germany, France, Russia and many other nations. More than 27,000 trade visitors attended the conference from at least 50 different countries.

The first DSA took place in 1988.