330 exhibitors for Lima 2009

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The Star

330 exhibitors for Lima 2009

KUALA LUMPUR: Some 330 exhibitors from 24 countries will be taking part in the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (Lima) 2009 in December.

Among the countries participating are Australia, South Africa, United States, Russia, Norway, Holland and Britain.

“In terms of assets, we will see 53 aircraft and 71 warships taking part, totalling 124 exhibitors of whom 65% will be foreigners,” Defence Ministry secretary-general Datuk Abu Bakar Abdullah said at a press conference at the ministry here yesterday.

He said about 86,000 visitors are expected to flock to Lima 2009. Abu Bakar said the visitors would include delegations from 60 countries.

“A total of 168 guests of the Government have confirmed their attendance. We are still waiting for another 162 to confirm with us,” he said, adding that 54 guests have confirmed their absence from the biennial exhibition.

It is anticipated that 46,000 guests will be business visitors.

Earlier, Defence Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi witnessed the exchange ceremony of MoU between the ministry and four sponsors – Celcom (M) Berhad, Canon (M) Malaysia, Telekom Malaysia Berhad and Affin Bank Berhad – for the big event.

Lima will be held in Langkawi from Dec 1-5 at the Mahsuri International Exhibition Centre.


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