Bengaluru, Oct 17 (PTI) UAE’s Minister of State for Defence Affairs Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi Al Falacy Wednesday visited the Hindustan Aeronautics Limited here and evinced keen interest in the indigenously developed light combat aircraft Tejas.Also Read - International Flights: UAE Relaxes Travel Guidelines, Covid Protocols For Indians Ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai

The UAE minister was quite impressed with the sophisticated level of manufacturing, a HAL release said. Also Read - Fresh List of Countries Indians Can Travel to

“I am happy to be here and proud to see the sophisticated level of manufacturing that is in place,” the minister was quoted as saying. Also Read - International Flights: Nepal to Resume Services From Tomorrow, Domestic Flights From July 1

The release said, “He (the UAE minister) evinced keen interest in LCA Tejas.”

The visiting dignitary, who was received by chief managing director R Madhavan, was briefed on the ongoing projects in the HAL.

He was taken around the Helicopter Complex, LCA Tejas Division and Hawk Final Assembly hangar, it added.

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