FARNBOROUGH JULY 20:- The Malaysian Government had participated at the Farnborough Air Show 2022 as to kick start the 10 month promotion campaign for the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition or better known as LIMA.
LIMA’23 in a statement said, Alpine Integrated Solution Sdn. Bhd., the organiser for LIMA 2023 is exhibiting at MATRADE’s Malaysia Pavilion at the Farnborough Air Show 2022 (FIA) being held from 18 – 22 July 2022.
The FIA is a biennial trade show for the aerospace and defence industries that is attended by aerospace giants such as Airbus, Boeing, Embraer and Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems.
“MATRADE’s goal in attending FIA is to demonstrate Malaysia’s current aerospace eco-system, while fostering industrial ties with OEMs and Tier 1 & Tier 2 suppliers from across the world.
“Located in Hall 1 (Stand Number 1251), the Malaysia Pavilion comprises a total of 14 Malaysian companies and three (3) government agencies who will take part in the five-day event organised by MATRADE under the Malaysia Pavilion,” the statement added.
According to the statement, the 16th Installation of the Langkawi International Maritime & Aerospace Exhibition or better known as LIMA will be run from 23 to 27 May 2023 in Langkawi Island and will be jointly organised by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Transport, Malaysia. Whilst the Ministry of Defence will champion the defence and security elements of LIMA 2023, the Ministry of Transport will promote the commercial segment for the maritime and aerospace industries which is estimated to comprise 40 per cent of LIMA.
“The exciting synergies between the two Ministries as well as relevant agencies and stakeholders will make LIMA 2023 one of the most anticipated events of its kind in the region and beyond.
“Some 30 per cent of space had already been taken up by local and international players from both the defence and commercial segments with an anticipation of another 20 per cent by the end of the week at FIA,” the statement said.
LIMA is by far the only show of its kind in the world. The showcasing of both the Maritime and Aerospace industries under one roof every two years in serving the Asia Pacific region is both unique and niche.
“We foresee that LIMA 2023 will break all previous records and achieve an upward trajectory in numbers. We expect 600 exhibitors from nearly 30 nations to participate in LIMA. Among them, there will be some 20 International Pavilions from the UK, USA, Middle-East, France, Italy, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Japan, Korea and many more,” says the Secretary General of the Ministry of Defence , Datuk’ Seri Muez Abd. Aziz.
The commercial sector for maritime and aerospace will focus on core products and services, ancillary services, latest technological advancement and education, academic and career opportunity.
Besides that, the Ministry of Transport aims to work closely with other Ministries including the Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation as well as the Ministry of Communications and Multimedia in order to acquire the participation of more companies from other key sectors such as agriculture, logistics, creative media and recreation, environmental conservation, estate planning , construction and energy.
Besides that, LIMA 2023 is expected to comprise 20 International Pavilions, 45,000 trade visitors and some 238,000 public visitors whilst some 380 foreign delegations from 41 nations is forecasted to visit.
There will be around 100 aircraft which will be on static display as well several aerobatic teams who will take part in the spectacular air show which will be conducted on a daily basis. On the Maritime front, 100 ships/vessels are also anticipated to be docked for VIPs and visitors to visit and inspect. – Malaysia World News