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IDEAS 2022 kicks off in Karachi; 4 day traffic plan for the citizens implemented

Defence exhibition will be held at Expo Centre Karachi from November 15 to November 18

IDEAS 2022 kicks off in Karachi on Tuesday.

The biennial International Defence Exhibition and Seminar (IDEAS) 2022 has returned to Karachi after a four years gap amid the pandemic.

A traffic plan for Ideas 2022 has been implemented from today Nov 15 till Nov 18.

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari inaugurated the 11th edition of the exhibition at the Expo Centre Karachi.

Federal Minister for Defence Production Israr Tareen, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and civil and military officials were also in attendance at the inaugural ceremony.


Besides trade visitors, more than 285 high-level delegates from 64 countries are visiting the exhibition this year.

As reported, the Karachi Expo Centre has been booked to its full capacity with more than 500 exhibitors from Turkiye, China, North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the Far East out of which 60 per cent are international and 40pc local.

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, who tested positive for COVID on Tuesday, in a tweet shared his thoughts on the inauguration of the landmark IDEAS 2022 exhibition and seminar.

“Over the years, IDEAS has evolved into a platform that highlights Pakistan’s growing footprint in the global defence market. Arms for Peace, theme of IDEAS’22, reflects Pakistan’s desire for peace & stability. Good to see that our defence sector is catering to demands of tech era,” PM Shehbaz Sharif said.


Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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