KARACHI – Participation of world renowned foreign and local Defence related companies, along with high-level defence delegations from around the world, in IDEAS-2012 will mark Pakistan’s presence in Defence Production field at the global level. This was stated by Maj Gen Tahir Ashraf Khan, DG DEPO while addressing 3rd and final Steering Committee meeting held at Expo Centre Karachi to oversee the preparations being made for the smooth conduct of IDEAS-2012, scheduled from 7th-11th Nov this year, says a press release.

DG DEPO apprised the house that nearly 69 foreign companies and more than 100  local firms are set to participate in IDEAS 2012, whereas, a large number of delegates including senior Armed Forces officials, bureaucrats and defence strategists from various countries around the globe will also attend the event.