On behalf of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Deputy Minister of Defense, has patronized the graduation ceremony of the 80th batch of cadets from King Abdulaziz Military College and the 49th batch of the training course for university officers at the college headquarters in Al-Uyayna.
Upon his arrival, the Deputy Minister of Defense was received by Chief of the General Staff, Lieutenant General Fayyad bin Hamid Al-Ruwaili; Commander of the Royal Saudi Land Forces, Lieutenant General Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Mutair and Commander of King Abdulaziz Military College, Major General Ali bin Saleh Al-Hudhaif.
After his arrival, the royal anthem was played and verses from the Holy Qur’an were recited, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Then, the Commander of King Abdulaziz Military College delivered a speech in which he valued the patronage of the Deputy Minister of Defense for the graduation ceremony of the 80th batch and the 49th batch of the training course for university officers.
He added that this course included students from the Kingdom of Bahrain, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Republic of Yemen, and the Republic of Mauritania.
The ceremony was concluded by handing over the graduates their awards and certificates.
In another development, Acting Secretary-General of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Major General Mohammed bin Saeed Al-Moghdi received in Riyadh Monday at the IMCTC headquarters a delegation from the Omani Command and Staff College (CSC) of Sultan’s Armed Forces (SAF).
Headed by the College Commander, Air Staff Brigadier General Mohammed Ahmed Al-Mashikhi. the visit comes in the context of knowledge exchange to combat terrorism and violent extremism.
The delegation attended a detailed demonstration of IMCTC efforts in combating terrorism and its role in countering extremist ideology and coordinating all efforts to confront terrorist trends through intellectual, media, and military initiatives and combating terrorist financing, in addition to its role in coordinating and intensifying the efforts of member states of the IMCTC.