HH The Amir Visits Al Udeid Air Base
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani paid a visit to Al Udeid Air Base on Monday.
During the visit, HH The Amir inspected the Qatari Amiri Air Force and the Combined Air Operations Centre for the US Central Command.
HH The Amir was briefed on the strategy of the Amiri Air Force, especially about the Air Defence Forces and command units, by Commander of the Amiri Air Force Major General (Pilot) Mubarak Mohammed Al Kumait Al Khayarin.
After that, HH The Amir inspected a number of combat aircrafts, helicopters and transport aircrafts, in addition to some military vehicles and air military pieces. HH The Amir was also briefed on the air operations plan and the tasks and duties of the Qatari Amiri Air Force.
HH The Amir met in the Combined Air Operations Centre for the US Central Command with Commander of the US Air Forces Central Command Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian and a number of senior US officers, where they reviewed the joint Qatari-US military defense cooperation, and the mutual cooperation between the two countries in combating terrorism.
HH The Amir was accompanied during the visit by HE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah.