Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to strengthen defense relations further


Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to further enhance their defense ties, especially between their Air Forces, through joint military exercises and technology collaboration.

This understanding was reached during a meeting between Air Chief Marshal Zaheer Ahmed Baber Sidhu, Saudi Chief of the General Staff General Fayyadh bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, and His Royal Highness Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Forces Lieutenant General Turki Bin Bandar bin Abdul Aziz in Saudi Arabia today.

Additionally, the Air Chief was honored with the King Abdul Aziz Badge of Honor of the Excellent Class by the Chief of the General Staff, Saudi Armed Forces.

Furthermore, the “On Job Training of Royal Saudi Land Forces with Pakistan Army” has successfully concluded in Multan.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the training, which took place from January 15 to February 26, 2024, aimed to strengthen joint operations and leverage each other’s expertise, while also further solidifying the long-standing brotherly relations between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

The training included conventional and sub-conventional operations and concluded with a field maneuver and battle exercise involving air and ground forces.

The Commander Multan Corps witnessed the exercise as the Chief Guest and expressed satisfaction with the mutual understanding and training standards.


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