Several companies in the national defense industry, PT Dirgantara Indonesia, PT Pindad and PT Napindo, between others, participated in the Mexico Aerospace Fair 2019 (FAMEX).
FAMEX 2019, organized by the Ministry of Defense of Mexico (SEDENA), aims to promote the capabilities of the Mexican aerospace industry, as well as technological exchanges between participating countries.
FAMEX 2019 (Photographer: Addi Setayawan)
According to the information received from the Indonesian Embassy in Mexico City, the presence of the Indonesian defense industry in the exhibition that took place from April 24 to 27, 2019, was an appropriate and potential means of promotion to introduce the industries strategic areas, particularly in the fields of aerospace and defense.
It is expected that the direct presence of strategic actors of the Indonesian industry along with examples of their products can expand the fulfillment of the potential opportunities that exist and recognize the needs of the market, both in Mexico and throughout the Latin American region.
The Famex 2019 exhibition this time took place in Santa Lucía, in the State of Mexico, and was attended by more than 600 companies and 40 educational institutions from 40 countries.
Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), President of Mexico (Photographer: Addi Setayawan)
Famex 2019 was inaugurated by the president of Mexico, Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO). In his comments, AMLO expressed his invitation to foreign businessmen to invest in Mexico. In addition, he also said that Mexico has a strong rule of law.
Dubes RI untuk Meksiko Cheppy T. Wartono (Kanan) (Photographer: Addi Setayawan)
The event was attended by the Ambassador of Indonesia in Mexico, Cheppy T. Wartono, together with the Director General of Defense Potential of the Ministry of Defense of Indonesia, Prof. Dr. Ir. Bondan Tiara Sofyan and the Defense Attaché of Washington DC, together with Mexico, Joko Alfonsius Takarianto, who directly visited the stand of the Indonesian defense industry. (Eti)