Saudi Arabia and Pakistan’s land forces held joint-exercises in the northwestern region of the Kingdom on Monday.
The Royal Saudi Land Forces and their Pakistani counterparts took part in the joint drills in the presence of the commander of the kingdom’s North-West Region, Maj. Gen. Dhafer bin Ali Al-Shehri.
The joint operations aimed to exchange military and combat expertise and to develop units and increase their field readiness, director of operations of the northwestern region Brig. Gen. Yusuf Khairallah al-Shahrani said.
“The Islamic Republic of Pakistan and its army have a long history with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Saudi Royal Land Forces. We have a common history of brotherhood and mutual trust,” Brig. Gen. Mohammed Aref from the Pakistani army said at the ceremony.