The military’s media wing, ISPR, stated on Tuesday that a joint military training exercise between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia finished in Bahawalpur district in Pakistan’s Punjab province.
“Joint training operations between the Royal Saudi Land Forces (RSLF) and Pakistani forces came to a close at Khairpur Tamewali (KPT) [Bahawalpur],” according to the ISPR.
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia held a two-week joint military exercise at the National Counter-Terrorist Center earlier this month, focused on counter-terrorism operations.
Saudi and Pakistani military performed the combined Naseem Al-Bahr 13 naval exercise in September of last year, with Saudi F-15 fighter jets engaging in a missile fire simulation for the first time.
In February, Saudi Interior Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif paid a visit to Islamabad and promised to strengthen cooperation at the face of security threats in a meeting with Pakistani counterpart Sheikh Rashid Ahmed.