BU DHABI, 24th 2016 (WAM) – His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, has issued a resolution naming the committee members of the International Defence Exhibition (IDEX 2017), under the chairmanship of Major General Faris Khalaf Al Mazrouei.

The resolution also names Major General Ishaq Saleh Mohamed Al Baloushi as Deputy Chairman of the committee.

The committee’s members will include representatives from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation; the General Headquarters of the Armed Forces; the General Headquarters of Abu Dhabi Police; the State Security Department; the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; the Finance Department – Customs; the Department of Municipal Affairs; the Department of Transport; the Executive Affairs Authority; the Health Authority – Abu Dhabi, the Abu Dhabi Airports Company and the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company.

According to the resolution, the committee shall be mandated to manage, control and approve the security plans for IDEX 2017, and to form a team from the relevant authorities to assist in performing the tasks, and coordinating with all stakeholders on organising the exhibition, in addition to any other responsibilities.