December 04 , 2017
Pak-Saudi counterterrorism exercise in Riyadh underway
RAWALPINDI: Pak-Saudi Special Forces joint counter-terrorism exercise ‘Al-Shehab-2’ is under way at the Prince Naif Security City, Riyadh, says an ISPR press release on Sunday. The two-week-long exercise started on 25th November and will continue till 10th December. The “Al-Shehab-1” was held last year in Pakistan.
The Pakistani contingent comprising 68 officers and soldiers of Special Services Group (SSG) is participating in this exercise. The Pak-Saudi joint exercise will help participating troops from both sides to learn from each other’s experiences in the counter-terrorism field and strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two forces and the countries.