Egypt's defence expo EDEX 2018 has been granted the best international trade show award by the Exhibition News Awards, according to Egypt’s military spokesperson.
The 13th annual Exhibition News Awards took place in London on 22 March.
EDEX 2018, Egypt's first defence expo, ran from 3 to 5 December 2018 and drew at least 10,000 visitors to the International Exhibition Centre in New Cairo.
The exhibition was organised by Egypt's Armed Forces under the auspices of President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and showcased the latest military and security technology, equipment and systems.
The event, held in cooperation with the UK's Clarion Events, was attended by 373 international companies from 41 countries.
EDEX is scheduled to be held every two years.