HH The Amir Attends Military Parade of Raad Al Shamal Drill
His Highness The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, along with leaders and heads of delegations of the countries participating in the Raad Al Shamal (North Thunder) drill, attended this afternoon a military parade, which was held at the King Khalid Military City in Hafr Al Batin region to the north of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Attending the event also were a number of Princes, Their Excellencies Sheikhs, and senior civilian and military officials.
The ceremony began with an inspection by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, of the lines of armed forces from all the participating countries. The parade then started with symbolic ground forces units from infantry units, followed by combat and special forces, mechanisms, armoured vehicles and military equipment, followed finally byn the troops. It also featured air defence fighter aircraft squadrons and a vertical planes show featuring all the armies of the participating countries.