The Organising Committee of the Doha International Maritime Defense Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX) has announced that it renewed sponsorship contract with MBDA, the world’s renowned developer of missile systems, will be the Gold Sponsor of the event for the seventh time. DIMDEX 2022 DIMDEX 2022 will take place under the theme ‘Connecting the World's Maritime Defence and Security Community’. Commenting on this occasion, High Excellency Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Forces, Lieutenant General (Pilot) Ghanim bin Shaheen Al Ghanim said that the State of Qatar is proceeding steadily towards achieving its goals, in order to become a global centre for trade, adding that this is reflected in the commitment to the highest international standards in the field of security and defense industry. MDBA, the Gold Sponsor for DIMDEX 2022 HE Chief of Staff of Qatari Armed Forces said that Qatar today is playing a prominent role in the global security and defence industry, aiming to exchange knowledge and experiences, in line with the national strategic goals. DIMDEX 2022 and MBDA together will provide unparalleled business opportunities to the participants" For his part, Chairman of the Organising Committee of DIMDEX, Staff Brigadier (Sea) Abdulbaqi Saleh Al Ansari said, “We are very honoured to partner with MBDA, one of the leading companies in the defence industry, as an exhibitor and Gold Sponsor for the seventh time,” in a continuous and fruitful partnership, which started since the first edition of DIMDEX in 2008.” He adds, “DIMDEX 2022 and MBDA together will provide unparalleled business opportunities to the participants, as promised in previous editions.” Security products and solutions provider Abdulbaqi Saleh Al Ansar pointed out that MBDA is the renowned global developer and the only integrated defence firm in Europe that provides an integrated range of missiles and missile systems, for each branch of the armed forces (air, sea, land). Noting this, thanks to its modern innovations, the company provides comprehensive products and solutions, in more than one continent. It is a major partner of the Qatari Armed Forces and acts as a contributor to the development efforts of national defence capabilities. State of Qatar and MBDA partnership Commenting on the sponsorship contract, General Delegate of MBDA in Qatar, Bertrand Dumoulin said that for the past 45 years, the State of Qatar and MBDA have signed partnership contracts, in order to provide the best products and technologies to the Qatari Armed Forces and to provide support and training opportunities. As a reflection of this strong relationship, MBDA is delighted to continue its permanent commitment toward DIMDEX and to be the Gold Sponsor for the seventh time in a row, he said, looking forward to another successful edition of the event.