RIYADH – Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday on a two-day go to to witness the closing ceremony of the 24-country joint army train.
Flanked by Chief of Military Workers Normal Qamar Javed Bajwa and Defence Minister Khurram Dastgir, the premier was obtained by Dammam Governor Prince Saud bin Nayef on the King Abdulaziz Air Power Base at Al Khobar.
The civil-military bigwigs can be becoming a member of different leaders on the concluding ceremony of month-long train titled ‘Gulf Protect-1’ which goals at strengthening army and safety cooperation and coordination among the many regional nations.
Troops of the Pakistan Military, Pakistan Air Power C-130 plane, JF-17 Thunder Fighter jets, Pakistan Navy ships, and commandos from Particular Providers Group are taking part within the train, believed to be the biggest army drill contemplating the variety of troops, weapon programs and operational manoeuvring.
The spokesman for Joint Gulf Protect-1, Brig Gen Abdullah Al-Subaie instructed a information convention that the train featured two varieties of army operations; typical army operations and irregular conflict operations.
The spokesman revealed that a very powerful side of the train was to activate the idea of joint army fight operational plans to withstand acts that threaten the safety and stability of the area.
The drills additionally displayed army uniformity among the many taking part nations, along with the event of a way of collective safety, unity and customary future, the spokesman added.
The civil and army chiefs are visiting Saudi Arabia for the primary time after Pakistan dispatched troops to the Holy Kingdom to coach Saudi army forces, two months in the past.
The Islamic Army Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) is a keen coalition of 41 nations, sans Iran that kinds a pan-Islamic unified entrance within the international struggle in opposition to terrorism and violent extremism.
The IMCTC is led by former Pakistani army chief Normal (r) Raheel Sharif, who’s presently in Lahore for the marriage ceremony of his son.