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Pak-KSA joint military drill ‘Al Kassah-IV’ concludes at Risalpur

Pak-KSA joint military drill ‘Al Kassah-IV’ concludes at Risalpur
February 16, 2023 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (APP) - The closing ceremony of the fourth Pakistan-Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Joint Military Exercise 'Al Kassah-IV' was held at the Military College of Engineering, Risalpur on Thursday.

It was the 4th joint exercise of the Al-Kassah series as part of bilateral military cooperation between both friendly countries. The troops from Royal Saudi Land Forces and Pakistan Army participated in the exercise, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said.

The two-week-long exercise was aimed at sharing mutual experiences in the field of route search, area search, vehicle/ personal search, and area clearance operations.

The drills and techniques regarding improvised explosives devices (IED), vehicle improvised explosive devices (VIED), anti-suicidal, victim-operated improvised explosive devices and handling of explosives were the special focus areas of the joint exercise.

The Engineer-in-Chief Pakistan Army witnessed the closing ceremony as chief guest, whereas a high-level military delegation from KSA, headed by Director General Engineers Major General Saad Misfer Alqahtani, also attended the ceremony.