Pak-Saudi special forces hold joint counter-terrorism exercise in Riyadh
RAWALPINDI: Pak-Saudia Special Forces are collaborating in a joint counter-terrorism exercise ‘Al-Shehab-2’ in Prince Naif Safety Metropolis, Riyadh, the Inter-Providers Public Relations (ISPR) mentioned in a press launch.
The 2-week lengthy exercise – held in Pakistan final yr – began on November 25 and can proceed until December 10.
A Pakistani contingent comprising of 68 officers and troopers of special providers group (SSG) is taking part in this exercise, in response to the army’s media wing.
The Pak-Saudia joint exercise will assist the taking part troops from each side to be taught from every others’ experiences in the counterterrorism area and strengthen bilateral cooperation between the 2 forces and the international locations.
In Septemeber this yr, special forces of the Pakistan military and Russia’s army participated in a two-week-long joint exercise ‘DRUZBA 2017’ in Minralney Vody, Russia.
The joint army exercise had centered on counter-terrorism operations, hostage and rescue, cordon and search operations, and was supposed to additional strengthen army ties between the 2 international locations.
The drills additionally served as a platform to share the Pakistan Military’s expertise in the warfare towards terrorism.