Chief of General Staff of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Lieutenant-General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili arrived in Doha Thursday on an official visit to Qatar.
This visit comes in response to an invitation from the Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces Staff Lt. General (Pilot) Salem bin Hamad bin Aqeel Al Nabit.
Upon his arrival, Lieutenant-General Al-Ruwaili was received by his Qatari counterpart and his accompanying delegation, within an official reception ceremony that took place at Al Udeid Air Base Airport.
Then, Lieutenant-General Al-Ruwaili held a meeting with the Chief of Staff of the Qatari Armed Forces. Both sides reviewed the military relations between the two brotherly countries and ways of enhancing and developing them, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The Saudi Chief affirmed the importance of the military relations between the two brotherly countries and the joint defense cooperation, expressing his happiness and sincere thanks and appreciation for the warm welcome.
Lt. General (Pilot) Salem Al Nabit later accompanied his Saudi guest Lt. General Fayyad Al Ruwaili on a visit to the headquarters of the Amiri Air Force, where they toured its facilities and reviewed the most prominent warplanes, air transport aircraft and training aircraft owned by the Amiri Air Force; as well as a visit to the Combined Air Operations Center (CAOC), Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported.
The Qatari Chief of Staff also accompanied the Chief of the Saudi General Staff on a visit to Al Zaeem Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Attiya Air Academy and toured the facilities where they were briefed about its most important sections and the program it offers to its students, QNA added.
Lastly, the Chief of Staff of Qatar Armed Forces hosted a dinner banquet in honor of the Saudi guest and his accompanying delegation.
Senior Qatari and Saudi Officers attended the meeting, the reception ceremony, and both visits.