Liow: LIMA getting more private sector participants


  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 18 Mar 2015

LANGKAWI: The Langkawi Inter­national Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA 2015) is beginning to see more participation from the private sector, says Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai.

He added that more commercial aircraft and ships were seen taking part in the 13th edition of the show.

Liow said the ministry was taking part in LIMA in a big way, with 23 booths taken up.

“The participation of our ministry has made up 15% to 20% of the total exhibitors in LIMA,” he said yesterday after witnessing a concession agreement and the signing of two memoranda of understanding here.

The concession was between Malaysia Airports Bhd and National Aerospace and Defence Industries (Nadi).

The MoUs were between Icon Maritime Training Centre and Akademik Laut Malaysia and Generation Six Sdn Bhd.

Malaysia Airports managing director Datuk Badlisham Ghazali said Nadi would develop a 5.66ha site at Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport for MRO (maintenance, repair and overhaul) services and aircraft conversion hangars.

He said Nadi was a Malaysian-based industry leading provider of MRO services for military fixed-wing and rotary wing aircraft.

It has ventured into civil aircraft MRO and has established its presence in this region through its wholly-owned subsidiary Airod Aerospace Technology Sdn Bhd, Badlisham said.

 

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