The Pakistan-KSA Joint Exercise AL-SAMSAAM-VIII-22 is underway at National Counter Terrorism Center (NCTC), Pabbi.
The two week long joint exercise is a series of ongoing bilateral military exercises between the Saudi Forces and Pakistan Army, according to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR).
The Joint Exercise will focus on counter-terrorism operations including cordon and search, combat patrols and dealing with IEDs.
It provides participating troops an opportunity to benchmark their respective operational practices and procedures as well as learn from each other’s experiences.
The AL-SAMSAAM exercises are being conducted on biennial basis since 2004.