Contingents of Special Services Group, Pakistan Army and Special Operation Force, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia conducted a joint exercise Al-Shihab (19-30 Oct 15) at National Counter Terrorism Center Pabbi.
Al-Shihab focused on counter terrorism training including cordon off, search operations, air dropping and heli lifting of Special Forces for operation against terrorists hideouts. COAS Gen. Raheel Sharif witnessed the culmination of the Joint Training exercise.
Speaking at the occasion COAS said that this exercise signifies the Pak-Saudi joint efforts against terrorism. He reiterated that any threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia will evoke a strong response from Pakistan.
A six member high level military delegation headed by General Muyleh Bin Saleem Al-Otaibi, Commander Special Forces of Saudi Arabia was also present on the occasion.
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