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‘Biggest’ Defence Expo To Be Held In UP From Feb 5-9: Rajnath Singh

Lucknow: The largest Defence Expo till now, to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, can be held right here from February 5-9 and it’ll make Uttar Pradesh an necessary vacation spot for defence and aerospace manufacturing, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh mentioned on Sunday.

He mentioned 925 exhibitors have to this point registered for the expo, which can be held in an roughly over 200-acre space.

“The biggest Defence Expo till now will be held in Lucknow between February 5 to 9 and it will be inaugurated by the PM. The expo will be making UP an important destination for defence and aerospace manufacturing,” Singh mentioned.

He was addressing a joint press convention with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath after reviewing the preparation for the expo.

Adityanath mentioned his authorities has transformed “challenges to opportunities” and altered the notion of the state.

“A number of events, including investors’ summit and Kumbh, were organised in the state which gave it global identity,” he mentioned.

Joint Secretary (Aerospace), Ministry of Defence, Chandraker Bharti mentioned the expo can be greatest when it comes to space, exhibitors and income.

Sixty-five MoUs are anticipated to be signed through the occasion, he mentioned.

In reply to a query, he mentioned the US, the UK, Russia, France, South Korea, amongst others, can be collaborating within the exhibition.

(PTI)

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