Commander of the Saudi Royal Naval Forces (SRNF) General Fahad bin Abdullah Al-Ghufaili, attended Friday the Maritime Security Conference, which was held in the Kingdom of Bahrain, in the presence of Naval Commanders from 34 countries.
Commander of the Mixed Naval Forces General Brad Cooper, praised SRNF's role in enhancing the security and prosperity of the region, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
General Al-Ghufaili holds a bachelor’s degree in Marine and Military Sciences, as well as a master’s degree in National Security Strategy. He completed numerous courses including the foundational course for executive officers, intelligence officers and sessions on chief operations.
In 2007 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Saudi Navy and then served as Commander of the Eastern Fleet for several years.
He was the Head of the anti-submarine division; he also served as Head of operations, Head of intelligence, Commander of ships and fleets, as a military adviser and became Commander of the Royal Saudi Naval Forces in November 2017.