KSA and allies to begin joint military maneuvers in Eastern Province on Saturday

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Gulf Shield 10 will be one of the largest military exercise in the Mideast region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms. (SPA)
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Gulf Shield 10 will be one of the largest military exercise in the Mideast region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms. (SPA)
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Gulf Shield 10 will be one of the largest military exercise in the Mideast region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms. (SPA)
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Gulf Shield 10 will be one of the largest military exercise in the Mideast region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms. (SPA)
Updated 21 February 2019

KSA and allies to begin joint military maneuvers in Eastern Province on Saturday

  • Gulf Shield 10 will be one of the largest military exercise in the region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms
  • The Gulf Shield forces command is also participating in the exercise, along with forces from the National Guards and Border Guards

JEDDAH: The joint maneuver Gulf Shield 10 will begin on Saturday in the Eastern Province with the participation of military forces from the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries along with Saudi forces.
The massive exercise is considered one of the largest in the region both in terms of the number of forces and participating countries, and wide experience and quality of arms.
It aims to preserve security and stability in GCC countries by tackling the sources of instability and danger, training on the command and control’s procedures of the participating Gulf forces, modernizing the joint mechanisms and measures of military and security agencies and promoting coordination, cooperation and integration as well as joint security.
Land, air, sea and air defense forces from participating countries are taking part in the maneuver, along with Saudi forces such as the Royal Saudi Land Forces, the Royal Saudi Air Forces, the Air Defense Forces and the Saudi Royal Naval Forces.
The Gulf Shield forces command is also participating in the exercise, along with forces from the National Guards and Border Guards.
Gulf Shield 10 is one of the largest exercises in the region and is considered part of a comprehensive strategic vision by the Saudi Defense Ministry that aims to promote security and military readiness under different circumstances, to preserve stability and security in the Arab Gulf and the world.

 


King Salman appoints new Saudi central bank deputy governor

Updated 17 October 2019

King Salman appoints new Saudi central bank deputy governor

RIYADH: King Salman appointed Ayman bin Mohammed Al-Sayari as deputy governor for the Kingdom’s central bank, the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA), Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.

Al-Sayari was previously SAMA's deputy governor for investment.

He thanked King Salman for the appointment and the confidence placed in him.