Pakistan and Saudi Arabian special forces are holding an anti-terrorism joint exercise at a Saudi military center, the Pakistani military said on Sunday.
In a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Pakistani contingent comprising of 68 officers and soldiers of special services group (SSG) is participating in this exercise.
The joint counter-terrorism exercise “Al-Shehab-2” started on November 25 at Prince Naif Security City, Riyadh, and will continue till December 10. “Al-Shehab-1” was held last year in Pakistan, the ISPR said.
The joint exercise will help to participate troops from both sides to learn from each other’s experiences in the counter-terrorism field and strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two forces and the countries, the statement said.