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Army chief of staff inspects combat training systems of Thunderbolt ForcesHM The Sultan Heads to United Kingdom

Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Lieutenant-General Osama Askar Thursday inspected a number of modern training systems of the Thunderbolt (El Saa’qa) Forces.

This comes within the framework of the General Command of the Armed Forces’ keenness on developing combat systems and honing skills of the military units.

Askar extended thanks to the General Command of the Armed Forces over its ongoing support for the Thunderbolt Forces to perform their duties efficiently.

The chief of staff was briefed on the progress in the combat efficiency of the unit’s personnel to be at the highest level of readiness.

A number of the military’s top brass attended the inspection tour.

Source: State Information Service Egypt

His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik left here today heading for the United Kingdom (UK) on a private visit.

May the Almighty Allah protect His Majesty the Sultan in his journeys and grant him good health and wellbeing!

Source: Oman News Agency