PR No. 97 Islamabad: November 13, 2017

 Federal Minister for Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain who is official visit in Dubai attended opening ceremony of Dubai Airshow.says a press release received here today from Dubia.


Minister of State for Defence UAE has invited him to participate in the air show. Chairman PAC Kamra Air Marshal Arshad Mehmood Malik briefed the Minister about activities of Pakistan Aeronautical Complex. Sardar Mehtab  Abbasi Advisor to Prime Minister on aviation was also during the briefing in PAC pavilion. Minister also visted Pakistan pavilion.

The 15th edition of the biennial Dubai Air show features more than 1,200 exhibitors including 100 taking part for the first time and over160 aircraft on display during the show.

            The five-day event, which is open for trade visitors only, will be the
 biggest in terms of the number of exhibitors, visitors and aircraft displays.

            The air show, which will continue from 12th to 15th November 2017 is expected to attract 72,500 visitors this year as compared to 66,346 in the 2015 edition which witnessed $37.2 billion worth of orders.


This is the fourth highest since records began. About 1,103 exhibitors from 61 countries attended the 2015 air show.


 Several aircrafts will take to the skies to mesmerise the audience with their aerobatic skills and formation flying techniques. Pakistan JF-17 thunder will also show skills of flying on occasion.