Zobaida Jalal pays visit to DEPO, gets briefing on IDEAS 2018

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APP79-24 ISLAMABAD: October 24 - Federal Minister for Defence Production Ms. Zobaida Jalal visiting display centre of Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO). APP

ISLAMABAD, Oct 24 (APP):Minister for Defence Production, Zobaida Jalal Wednesday visited Defence Export Promotion Organization (DEPO) where she was briefed on its role and ongoing preparations for International Defence Exhibition and Seminar 2018 (IDEAS 2018).
The IDEAS 2018 is scheduled to be held at Karachi Expo Centre from November 27 to 30, a
press release said.
The minister was informed that the response of exhibitors and delegates for IDEAS 2018 was
very encouraging. The DEPO informed about the initiative of promoting Public-Private Partnership in defence production.
Later, the minister visited state-of-the-art organization’s display centre and appreciated the
quality and specifications of Pakistan’s defence products.
She expressed satisfaction at the arrangements made for the successful conduct of IDEAS 2018,
which was aimed at further promoting Pakistani products at international level.
She also appreciated the initiative of Public-Private Partnership and assured her full support in bridging the gap between public and private sectors.