Press Release

Securing Asia & Africa 2014

Jul 15, 2014 Publisher: HOMELAND SECURITY

Securing Asia & Africa 2014 (SA&A 2014), the 3rd annual summit, was yet again a great success in all areas, commercial, political and academic. The summit provided an arena for a comprehensive expert dissection of Asia & Africa’s’ Homeland Security and Counter Terror challenges, needs, and opportunities in the new age, while simultaneously maximising the commercial opportunities in the broad spectrum of Asian & African markets, and providing unparalleled networking opportunities, all in a single venue.

The summit provides a unique and interactive business-to-business (B2B) platform, allowing representatives from Asian & African nations the chance to meet with Western suppliers and experts. Participating delegations included: Afghanistan, Angola, Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ghana, India, Pakistan, Japan, Malawi, Malaysia, Nigeria, Somalia, Somaliland, Turkey and many more.

Day 1

Day 1 of Securing Asia and Africa 2014 commenced on 14th July 2014 at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, providing a dedicated forum for international delegates and experts from Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe in the field of homeland security and counter-terrorism to exchange their ideas and experiences on the current global climate.

In contrast to the previously successful Securing Asia 2012 and 2013 conferences, Africa was a focal point – the continent was recognized as an integral component of the global homeland security market and enabling the rises in economic growth of Asian countries including India and China. Mr Harry Dhaul, Chairman of the Steering Committee began the day with a welcome address highlighting the growing need of the homeland security industry “to protect the haves from the have-nots till the have-nots become the haves”. This year’s panel produced an outstanding array of individuals to provide a comprehe

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