President Volodymyr Zelensky said that Ukraine will take part in the IDEX 2021 international defense technology exhibition in Abu Dhabi and Gulfood 2021 international food exhibition in Dubai. This was discussed in an interview to the Emirates News Agency WAM, the text of which was published by the press service of the head of the Ukrainian state.
"Literally in a week, high-level Ukrainian delegations will take part in the IDEX 2021 international defense technology exhibition and the Gulfood 2021 international food exhibition," Zelensky said.
According to him, Ukrainian products will be presented by national stands and business delegations.
IDEX - the International Defense Exhibition and Conference - is the largest public security and weapons exhibition in the Middle East and is held every two years in Abu Dhabi.
Gulfood is the world's largest and most influential annual food and beverage trade show.
Both events are scheduled to take place this year from 21 to 25 February.
Volodymyr Zelensky told of an intensification of cooperation between Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates. Zelensky revealed this in an interview with the Emirates News Agency WAM, the text of which was presented by the press service of the head of the Ukrainian state.
"We have already developed traditional areas of cooperation. The main export positions of Ukraine in the UAE are still the products of the agro-industrial complex and metallurgy. Indeed, Ukraine can and will become a guarantor of food security in the Emirates. Ukrainian chernozems are known all over the world, we are among the world leaders in the export of wheat, corn and barley", said the President.
According to him, the UAE is a reliable and important trading partner for Ukrainian companies. This is confirmed by the fact that now more than 200 Ukrainian companies operate in the Emirates.