On 8 July 2013 Tawazun Economic Council hosted a workshop at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Abu Dhabi in the presence of British Ambassador H.E. Dominic Jeremy for more than 20 UAE-based aerospace and defense companies. The workshop was held to update the present parties about BAE Systems-led consortium’s current and future programs and innovations.
The consortium includes EADS, Eurojet, EJ200 and MBDA with over a hundred people attending. The workshop introduced BAE Systems to attendees and provided a forum to network and discusses mutual business interests and future opportunities.
Matar Al Romaithi described the workshop as a focused industrial platform designed to facilitate exchange of expertise in the field, while the British Ambassador stressed the role the United Kingdom government had been playing in supporting industrial partnerships. BAE Systems officials briefed attendees on the group’s business structure, products and core capabilities.
The workshop concluded with small breakout sessions where local business leaders introduced their capabilities and discussed opportunities in the field.