MINSK, 15 May (BelTA) – The 9th edition of the international defense technology expo MILEX 2019 kicked off in Minsk on 15 May, BelTA has learned.
The exposition has been housed at Minsk Arena and the surrounding outdoor area. Attending the opening ceremony were State Secretary of the Security Council of Belarus Stanislav Zas, Chairman of the State Military Industrial Committee Roman Golovchenko and Chief of the General Staff, Belarusian First Deputy Defense Minister Oleg Belokonev.
“We have occupied virtually 20,000 square meters of the exhibition area. This proves a great interest in it. The exhibition features more than 170 exhibitors from 15 states that have brought their latest technology,” said Roman Golovchenko.
In terms of its scope, the composition and the level of participants, the availability of exhibition infrastructure the expo is believed to be one of the largest expos in Eastern Europe. The organizers are the State Military Industrial Committee of Belarus, the Belarusian Defense Ministry, and the national expo center BelExpo.
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