On February 17, Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov, who is on a working visit in Abu Dhabi (the United Arab Emirates), attended IDEX-2019 International Defence Exhibition.
IDEX Defence Exhibition has been held since 1993 and is one of the most representative international venues for showcasing the latest technology in the field of weapons and security systems. The exhibition is held every two years. This year, the 14th edition of IDEX has been organized (February 17-21).
Minnikhanov visited Russian stands at the exhibition. Rosoboronexport is the organizer of Russia’s joint exposition at the exhibition. This year, more than 50 national defence-industrial enterprises demonstrated their innovations at IDEX 2019. A number of pieces of weapons and military equipment are displayed for the first time.
In particular, Tatarstan President visited the Kalashnikov Concern's stand, where the newest Kalashnikov AK-200 series assault rifles (AK200, AK203, AK204 and AK205) are displayed for the first time. Minnikhanov also looked around match pistols and an electric motorcycle produced by the Kalashnikov Concern.