Turkey – Saudi Arabia Defense Ties Explored


Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Salman yesterday received a written message from Turkish President Abdullah Gul.

It was handed to the prince by Arshad Harmozlo, senior adviser to the president, during a meeting at the Ministry of Defense.

Turkey - Saudi Arabia Relations
Turkey – Saudi Arabia Relations

The meeting was attended by Prince Muhammad bin Salman, special adviser, Gen. Hussein Al-Qubail, chief of staff, and other senior officials.

The Turkish side was represented by Murad Bayar, undersecretary for defense industries, and Lutfi Varoglu, head of the International Cooperation Department at the Defense Ministry.

Also yesterday, Prince Salman received Pakistan’s new defense attaché Brig. Tahir Gulzar Malik, who assumed his responsibilities at the Pakistani Embassy in Riyadh recently.

Arab News

Arab News is Saudi Arabia's first English-language newspaper. It was founded in 1975 by Hisham and Mohammed Ali Hafiz. Today, it is one of 29 publications produced by Saudi Research & Publishing Company (SRPC), a subsidiary of Saudi Research & Marketing Group (SRMG).

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