The Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Lt. General Fayyad bin Hamid Al-Ruwaili received in Riyadh Tuesday the Commander of the Iraqi Ground Forces Lt. General Qasim Muhammad Salih.
During the meeting, they discussed a number of issues of interest, especially in the military field, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The meeting was attended by Commander of the Royal Saudi Land Forces Lt. General Fahd bin Abdullah Al-Mutair and a number of senior Saudi and Iraqi officers.
Born 27 April 1958, Lt. General Fayyad bin Hamid Al-Ruwaili is a Saudi Arabian pilot and General who has served as the Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) on two occasions, most recently since a shakeup of the military high command on 26 February 2018 by King Salman.
Before that he served as the Commander of the RSAF from 10 May 2013 until 14 May 2014. From 2014 until his new re-appointment in 2018 as RSAF Commander, he served as the Deputy Chief of the Saudi General Staff.
In May 2020, the Commander-in-Chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces, Mustafa al-Kadhimi, issued a bureau order to appoint Major General Qasim Muhammad Salih, who is the Commander of Al-Jazeera Forces, as the Commander of the Ground Forces in the Iraqi Army.