ISLAMABAD:(APS)Oct 30,2015-Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif has reiterated that any threat to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Saudi Arabia will evoke a strong response from Pakistan.
He said this during his visit to National Counter Terrorism Center, Pabbi near Jhelum on Friday where he witnessed the culmination of Pak–Saudi Joint Training Exercise Al–Shihab.
Al–Shihab focused on counter terrorism training of the special operation forces of Pakistan and Saudi Arabia.
The training included cordon and search operations, airdropping, and heli-lifting of Special Forces for operations against terrorist’s acts and their hideouts.
General Raheel Sharif said that the exercise signifies the joint effort of the two nations against terrorism and Insha’Allah we will defeat this menace in all its forms and manifestations.
A six-member Saudi military delegation headed by Commander Special Forces of Saudi Arabia General Mufleh Bin Saleem Al–Otaibi was also present on the occasion.