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Over 110 UK Companies exhibit their expertise at Dubai INTERSEC 2016

A Team from the United Kingdom Trade and Investment Defence and Security Organisation is visiting the Intersec exhibition in Dubai between 17-19 January 2016.

Working with the British Security Industry Association, the Fire Industry Association and the British Safety Industry Federation, UKTI DSO will be supporting over 110 UK exhibiting companies, to highlight the UK’s security and safety sector capabilities and to identify opportunities for joint ventures between the UAE and UK.

The UK shares information about security and safety capabilities with several countries in the Gulf and UK companies have proven to be world-leading with security and safety equipment in use with Ministries of Interior and Police Forces across the region. The UK delegation at Intersec hopes to talk to prospective partners and customers about UK best practice linked to combating crime and policing; counter terrorism; border security; emergency response including Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) defence; transport security; and commercial security and safety including CCTV .

Richard Freeman UKTI DSO’s Senior Police Adviser said:

Intersec 2016 is an important exhibition to showcase the UK’s world-leading security and safety equipment. UK companies are very keen to further develop business relationships with partners in the UAE and across the Gulf. This exhibition is important regionally and we are delighted to have the opportunity to engage with officials from the UAE and more widely to discuss how we can clarify requirements and enhance future cooperation in this sector”.

UK companies on the UKTI DSO stand include PSS Laminates, Fire Service College (Capita), Future Digital, Cerberus Black Limited and Halothermal Imaging.

Notes to editors:

  • All media are invited to visit the UKTI DSO stand SA-A36 to visit UK companies.

  • For more information please contact Adam Thomas, Senior Press Officer UKTI DSO on the UK stand

  • Tel: +44 7775 817 835.