Pakistan, Saudi militaries involve in firepower, missile firing display

By: News Desk      Published: 11:57 AM, 7 Oct, 2021
Pakistan, Saudi militaries involve in firepower, missile firing display
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Pakistan and Saudi Arabian navies and air forces performed firepower display and missile firing demonstration in a major joint naval exercise named Naseem-Al-Bahr in North Arabian Sea, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Thursday.

Chief Naval Officer (CNS) Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi and Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces V Admiral Fahad Bin Abdullah Al Ghofaily reviewed the joint drill.

Pertinent to note that both the naval chiefs met on Tuesday, at Pakistan Navy Headquarters. Dignitaries discussed professional matters and bilateral naval collaboration. Cdr RSNF appreciated the Pakistan Navy's efforts for maritime security in the region.

On October 13, Naseem Al Bahr 13 between Pakistan Navy and Royal Naval Forces of Saudi Arabia commenced in Karachi.

The exercise is aimed to consolidate the existing strong bilateral relations between Pakistan Navy and Royal Saudi Naval Forces.

The exercise includes joint conduct of maritime security operations across the traditional and non-traditional warfare domains thus enhancing interoperability between both the navies.  

Besides Naval ships of both Navies, aviation units and aircraft of RSAF will also participate in this exercise.

During the first phase, various training exercises were organized on-board PN and RSNF ships and harbour facilities.

The respective force Commanders of PN and RSNF closely monitored and supervised the training activities.

Reporter Samar Abbas