Pak-Saudi counterterrorism training exercise comes to an end

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Pak-Saudi joint counter-terrorism exercise concludes

As to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the joint counterterrorism exercise Al-Battar-1 was completed on Saturday by the military contingents of Pakistan and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Teams of special forces from the two nations took part in the maneuvers, which lasted a period of two weeks. Today’s concluding ceremony was attended by senior military officials as well as the kingdom’s ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf Saeed Al Malkiy.

“Both countries’ special forces and combat aviation demonstrated their superior skill. A flight marked the exercise’s conclusion, according to the ISPR.

“The exercise was aimed at further leveraging the historic military-to-military relations between both brotherly countries, including nurturing of joint employment concept against counter-terrorism and identifying areas of mutual interest for future military collaborations,” according to a statement from the exercise’s sponsors.

Such exercises are regularly carried out by the two nations. The Pabbi region of K-P hosted the joint exercise “Al-Samsaam-VIII-22” in February.

The King Khalid Military City Hafar Al-Batin in Saudi Arabia hosted the start of the joint military counter-IED exercise Al-Kassah-III between the two nations in December.

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