RIYADH: Saudi Arabia’s General Authority for Military Industries (GAMI) and the State Authority for Military Industry of Belarus (SAMI) signed an MoU at the 2021 International Defense Exhibition and Conference in the Saudi pavilion on Monday.
The MoU aims at boosting continuous cooperation between the two countries at the level of military industries, research, development, and military technologies, according to the rules, regulations, and instructions in both countries.
The MoU also aims at setting a frame for cooperation between the two parties in the field of military industries, research, and development of military technologies, building partnership between the two countries to achieve the strategic objectives related to benefitting from capabilities related to military industries, determining the joint projects in the field of military industries, and discussing a mechanism to execute these projects.
The MoU was signed by Ahmed bin Abdul Aziz Al-Ohali, Governor of GAMI, and Dmitry Pantus, Chairman of SAMI.
GAMI governor Al-Ohali said that the MoU was part of the good and friendly relations between the Kingdom and Belarus, and the continuous cooperation and coordination in subjects of mutual interest.
He added that it aims to optimize the gain from Belarussian expertise, and human and economic capabilities, noting that the MoU will strengthen relations between the two friendly countries through joint work in military industries, research, and development of military technologies, which comes in line with achieving the objectives of developing the military and security sectors.
The MoU will contribute to strengthening the security and status of both countries on the regional and international levels, and in deepening relations between the two countries in all fields and at all levels.
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