ISLAMABAD – A joint Pakistan-Saudi Arabia military exercise is being held at National Counter-Terrorism Center (NCTC), Pabbi, the military’s media wing said on Thursday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the two-week-long joint exercise is a series of ongoing bilateral military exercises between the Saudi Forces and the Pakistan Army.
The joint exercise will focus on counter-terrorism operations including cordon and search, combat patrols and dealing with IEDs.
Pakistan ,KSA Joint Exercise AL-SAMSAAM-VIII-22 is underway at National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC), Pabbi. The two week long joint exercise is a series of ongoing bilateral military exercises between the Saudi Forces and Pakistan Army. pic.twitter.com/7NJqBN99Ik
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It provides participating troops an opportunity to benchmark their respective operational practices and procedures as well as learn from each other’s experiences.
AL-SAMSAAM” exercises are being conducted on biennial basis since 2004.