COAS leaves for Saudi Arabia to witness military exercise

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Raheel Sharif left here on Monday for Saudi Arabia on two days official visit to witness Saudi Military Exercise “Sword of Abdullah.”

General Raheel Sharif is visiting Saudi Arabia on the invitation of Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, said an ISPR press release issued here.

The COAS along with King of Bahrain, Crown Prince of United Arab Emirate (UAE), Prime Minister of Jordan and other military commanders from Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will witness the Exercise to be held on Tuesday (April 29).

Earlier, the COAS was seen off at Nur Khan Air Base by senior military officials.

Source: APP