Royal Saudi Army thanks Pakistan Army for training, assistance

Royal Saudi Army Pakistan Army ISPR General Faiyad bin Hamed Al Rowali
23 Jan, 2019 9:55 pm

RAWALPINDI(92 News) – Chief of General Staff of Royal Saudi Army (RSA) General Faiyad bin Hamed Al Rowali has appreciated Pakistan Army’s role in training their armed forces on Wednesday.

Al Rowali called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa at the GHQ, said a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Wednesday.

Geo-strategic environment along with ways to bolster bilateral defence cooperation were touched upon in the meeting. Gen Al Rowali thanked army for training the RSA both in Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.

“Gen Al Rowali also acknowledged the high standards of professionalism of the Pakistan Army,” the military’s media wing added.

On the occasion, COAS Bajwa reiterated that Pakistan Army took it as a responsibility to extend full assistance to Royal Saudi Army for their capacity building. He also thanked the visiting CGS for his expression of acknowledgment.

On his arrival Gen Al Rowali laid a floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada and was presented a guard of honour.

A day earlier, President Dr Arif Alvi conferred the Nishan-i-Imtiaz (military) on the visiting Chief of the General Staff of Saudi Armed Forces, General Fayiadh Bin Hamed Bin Ragad Al-Rowaily in a special ceremony at Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Tuesday.

President Arif Alvi said that Pakistan gave great importance to its brotherly relations with Saudi Arabia. He wished to further strengthen the bilateral relations between the two countries.

General Fayiadh Bin Hamed Bin Ragad Al-Rowaily discussed matters of mutual interests with Dr Arif Alvi. The Saudi Arabia’s top military official also thanked the president for the honour.

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