Saudi Defense Minister Inspects Air Defense Units in Najran

Photo: SPA Saudi Press Agency (SPA)01.07.2016 KSA
Saudi Defense Minister Inspects Air Defense Units in Najran

Saudi Defense Minister Inspects Air Defense Units in Najran

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Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense, arrived in Saudi Arabia’s Najran on an inspection visit of the Armed Forces in the region, coming from Paris after completing an official visit to France, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported on Wednesday night.

On arrival at the airport, the Deputy Crown Prince was received by Prince Juluwi Bin Abdulaziz Bin Musaed, Emir of Najran Province, the Chief of General Staff General Abdulrahman Al-Bunayyan, Commander of the Southern Region, Commander of Najran Force and senior officials in the province.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman then visited the front air defense units. He had Iftar with the Officers and Privates and inspected a number of advance units.

He then chaired a meeting in which they discussed the progress of military operations and the readiness of the Armed Forces units in Najran Province.

Prince Mohammed returned from a long official visit to the US and France.

During these visits he met a number of officials to discuss boosting bilateral relations. They also discussed regional issues of common interest.

Meanwhile, Prince Mohammed and other top Saudi Officials have sent cables of condolences to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of the Republic of Turkey on the victims of terrorist attack which targeted Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul.

The Deputy Crown Prince said in his cable, I learned with grief about the terrorist attack that took place at Ataturk International Airport in Istanbul. As I strongly condemn this criminal act, I condole your excellency, the families of the victims and the brotherly Turkish people, praying to Allah Almighty for bestowing His mercy upon the victims and for a speedy recovery for the injured people, and to spare the Republic of Turkey and brotherly Turkish people all evils.



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