Philippine delegation attends largest aerospace exhibit in Russia

A Philippine delegation has attended the International Air and Space Salon, largest international aerospace exhibition in Russia. “Philippine Ambassador to Russia Carlos D. Sorreta headed the Philippine delegation to the International Air and Space Salon (also known as MAKS, its Russian acronym), which was held from August 25 to 30 at the Zhukovsky airfield in Moscow,” the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

The delegation included Captain Noel de Vera of the Philippine Navy and Third Secretary and Vice Consul Luningning G. Camoying of the Philippine Embassy in Moscow.

According to DFA the said exhibit is one of the world’s largest aviation and space technology exhibitions. It highlights Russian priorities and achievements in the aerospace industry while serving as a venue for experts, businessmen, and government decision-makers to establish linkages and promote greater industrial cooperation and commercial engagements.

“This year’s edition gathered 760 foreign and local exhibitors, including the biggest names in the aerospace industries of Russia, US, France, Germany, Canada, and China, respectively,” DFA said.