Deputy defense minister inspects Royal Saudi land forces

Saudi Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid bin Salman visited the headquarters of Royal Saudi Land Forces. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s Deputy Defense Minister Prince Khalid Bin Salman visited on Tuesday the headquarters of the Royal Saudi Land Forces in Riyadh.

Upon his arrival, an official reception ceremony was held to welcome him. The Chief of the General Staff, General Fayyadh Al-Ruwaili; and the Commander of the Land Forces, General Fahad Al-Mutair received him.

The deputy defense minister also briefed on the readiness of the Royal Saudi Land Forces; and the development and modernization they have reached in terms of armament and training.

Prince Khalid also said in a tweet: “I witnessed the level of readiness that these forces reached; in terms of development and modernization in armaments and training; in a way that enhances the efficiency of the combat system of all the armed forces branches.”

The visit also comes in implementation of the directives of the Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy prime minister and minister of defense.