Lt. General HH Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, paid a visit on Wednesday to the 14th edition of the Dubai Airshow, which is held for the second time at Dubai's new airport Al-Maktoum international airport.

H.H Sheikh Saif toured the various pavilions of the international exhibition, which has become one of the largest and most important events in the world in the aviation history.. He also listened to presentations from the organizers about the latest products and innovations showcased, that would greatly contribute to develop air transport, and the latest developments in the aviation and aerospace industry.

H.H Sheikh Saif stopped at a number of national companies’ pavilions such as the Emirates Defense Industries Company; the Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC); the UAE Space Agency, and Mubadala Development Company. His Highness was acquainted with the future project of the Dubai South City.

H.H Sheikh Saif also examined the Emirates’ 68th A380 in its fleet on display at the 2015 Dubai Airshow, in addition to the newly acquired Cirrus SR 22 and Embraer Phenom 100 jets, which will be utilized by the Emirates Flight Training Academy.

His Highness Sheikh Saif was briefed by Sheikh Majed Al Mualla, Emirates Airlines Divisional Senior Vice President of Commercial Operations Centre, about the major air services and products provided by the A380 and the two training aircrafts.

HH Sheikh Saif expressed admiration towards the distinguished level achieved by the aviation industry and the show’s display of modern techniques and devices, such as radars, air control systems, fire control and early warning systems, as well as the modern technologies in civil and military aviation, and the efforts to develop air safety in general.

Sheikh Saif was accompanied by Dr. Obaid Al Hairi Salem Al Ketbi, UAE Ambassador to Australia; Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al Raisi, Inspector General at the Ministry of Interior; Brigadier Sheikh Mohammed bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Director General of Security and Ports Affairs; and a number of officers at Abu Dhabi Police.

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