Saudi King Salman, Crown Prince and Arab leaders attend Gulf Shield ceremony


Saudi King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Arab leaders including Mohammed bin Zayed bin Sultan Al-Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Egyptian President Adulfattah el-Sisi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and ruler of the Emirate of Dubai, and King Abdullah II of Jordan, as well as representatives of 25 countries , attended, on Monday, the closing ceremony of the Gulf Shield 1,' joint Arab military drills.

'Gulf Shield 1' drill is held under the patronage of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz.

King Salman said that 'Gulf Shield 1' exercise emphasizes the ability to operate within a unified military organization.

 The exercise, which lasted for one month, is the largest in the region, both in terms of the troop numbers and participating countries, or in terms of the diversity of expertise and the quality of weapons used in the maneuvers.

The exercise carried out several possible scenarios aimed at raising the military readiness of the participating countries, modernizing mechanisms and joint measures of the security and military equipment, in order to enhance coordination, cooperation and military and security integration.



Last Update: Tuesday, 17 April 2018 KSA 14:33 - GMT 11:33

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