9th In­ter­na­tional De­fence Ex­hi­bi­tion and Sem­i­nar

Pakistan Observer - - KARACHI CITY -

Co­or­di­na­tor to Chief Min­is­ter for Hu­man Rights, Na­dia Gobal play­ing with two-years-old Ab­dul­lah, who was found miss­ing and brought to Edhi Cen­tre a few days ago. She also dis­trib­uted gifts among or­phans.—PO photo KARACHI—The 9th In­ter­na­tional De­fence Ex­hi­bi­tion and Sem­i­nar (IDEAS) would be held here in Novem­ber this year. Ac­cord­ing to a state­ment, this was in­formed at the sec­ond steer­ing com­mit­tee meet­ing held on Thurs­day.

It was in­formed that prepa­ra­tions for the IDEAS, to be held from Novem­ber 22 to 25 at Expo Cen­tre Karachi, are un­der­way with full zeal and ded­i­ca­tion.

A state­ment said that the sec­ond steer­ing com­mit­tee meet­ing was held at the Expo Cen­tre Karachi.

Key mem­bers and stake hold­ers at­tended the meet­ing and dis­cussed the progress made so far to­wards mak­ing it a suc­cess.

While chair­ing this com­mit­tee, Di­rec­tor Gen­eral DEPO, Maj. Gen Agha Ma­sood Akram, in­formed that “We are re­ceiv­ing an over­whelm­ing re­sponse from do­mes­tic as well as for­eign ex­hibitors around the world for IDEAS 2016 and more than 80% of the space has al­ready been booked”.

DG, DEPO, fur­ther re­quested the par­tic­i­pants for their co­op­er­a­tion in or­der to pro­mote a pos­i­tive im­age of Pak­istan, which is one of the main ob­jec­tives of this ex­hi­bi­tion.

Dur­ing the meet­ing, rep­re­sen­ta­tives from nom­i­nated de­part­ments gave pre­sen­ta­tions on the progress for their as­signed re­spon­si­bil­i­ties.—APP photo

Con­sul Gen­eral of Rus­sian Fed­er­a­tion, Oleg N. Avdeev cut­ting cake along with Speaker Sindh As­sem­bly Agha Si­raj Khan Dur­rani, Se­niour Min­is­ter Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Mir Hazar Khan Bi­jarani and Sharmila Faruqui to cel­e­brate Na­tional Day of Rus­sia at a lo­cal ho­tel.—PO

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