The 10th consultative meeting of the GCC Supreme Military Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces was held in Riyadh Wednesday, with the participation of the Commander of the GCC Unified Military Command Lieutenant-General Eid bin Awad Al-Shalawi, and Assistant Secretary for Military Affairs of the GCC Major General Ahmed Ali Hamid Al Ali.
During the meeting, the participants discussed several issues of common interest in promoting and strengthening the common military concerns and aspirations among the armed forces in the GCC states, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The meeting also shed light on boosting military cooperation so as to achieve the aspirations of the GCC leaders in adopting more effective steps to build the self-power according to a comprehensive and unified strategy that serves the joint Gulf security, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) said.
Earlier, the 20th meeting of the Commanders of the Ground Forces of the Armed Forces of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries was also held in the Saudi Capital Riyadh Wednesday with the participation of the leaders of the Ground Forces.
The Assistant Secretary-General for Military Affairs Major General Ahmed Ali Hamid Aal Ali, and a representative of the Unified Military Command, was present.
The participants discussed a number of topics related to the joint GCC military action in the Ground Forces, and ways to enhance this cooperation in a way that raises the high efficiency of the Ground Forces of GCC.
This meeting comes within the consultative meetings between the leaders of the Ground Forces of the GCC states related to the fields of joint military action, which contribute to developing the military capabilities of the Ground Forces to achieve defense integration among the GCC Forces.