Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Second Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense announced the joining of a new batch of Saudi pilots to Royal Saudi Air Forces after completing scientific and practical qualifications in accordance with intensive curricula and continuous training on the latest sophisticated fighter jets, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The Deputy Crown Prince stressed the keenness of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the Supreme Commander of All Armed Forces on continuing supporting and enhancing the plans of modernization and development of the capabilities of the Armed Forces in various sectors to advance them to a high combating readiness to be able to perform their national duty efficiently and effectively.
This came during the Deputy Crown Prince’s patronage of a graduation ceremony of the 89th batch of cadets of King Faisal Air College at its headquarters in Riyadh earlier this week.
Upon his arrival at the venue, the Deputy Crown Prince was received by Chief of General Staff, General Abdulrahman Al-Bunyan; Acting Commander of Air Forces, Air Vice Marshal Mohammed Al-Otaibi; and Commander of King Faisal Air College, Air Vice Marshal Abdullah Al-Qarni.
The Deputy Crown Prince and the attendees watched an air show of training aircraft in the college.
The ceremony was attended by a number of Princes, Ministers, Senior Officials, and Military Attaches to the Kingdom.