Defence Ministers of nearly 40 countries will participate in the biennial Defence Expo 2020 which begins in Lucknow tomorrow. Defence Ministers of Czech Republic, Mexico, South Korea, United Arab Emirates are among those participating including ministers from 14 African countries. Briefing the media, Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar said in New Delhi yesterday that for the first time India-Africa Defence Conclave will be held during the DefExpo. He said, the number of companies registered for participating in DefExpo 2020 has increased to 1,000 from 702 in the last edition held in Chennai.
Nineteen technical and business seminars are planned during the DefExpo20 and 15 of these would be organised by various Industry Chambers, including CII, PHD Chamber of Commerce, The Associated Chamber of Commerce of India. Some of the seminar topics include discussions on artificial intelligence, robotics, Internet of Things (IoTs), drones, wired warrior among others.
Arrangements have been made for five thousand college students from various technical colleges of Uttar Pradesh for visiting during business days. Entry will be free for general public on February 8th and 9th.
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