Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Prince Mohammed bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz attended last week the closing ceremony of the 2nd joint military maneuver, ‘Watan 87,’ along with Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Governor of al-Madinah al-Munawarah Region, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Officials responsible for the joint tactical training exercise made sure there was a mountainous terrain during the drill to raise the readiness of the participating forces.
Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques also inaugurated on Wednesday Mohammed bin Nayef Center for Special Operations and Advanced Applications and was briefed on their functions.
For his part, Assistant Minister of Interior for Operations Affairs Brigade Saeed al-Qahtani said during the exercise that the security men have proven their ability to defend the country from any possible attack.
On the other hand, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef paid a visit to the Prophet’s Mosque where he performed prayer at the Rawdah zone and greeted the Prophet, peace be upon him, and his two companions.
During the visit, the Vice Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques was accompanied by Prince Faisal bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Prince Nawwaf bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Sheikh Dr. Abdulrahman al-Sudais, Dr. Ali al-Obaid, Imams of the Prophet’s Mosque and a number of officials.