HH the Amir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani patronized the graduation ceremony of the 9th batch of candidate students of Al Zaeem Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Attiyah Air Academy at Al Udeid Air Base on Wednesday Morning, Qatar News Agency (QNA|) reported.
The graduation ceremony was attended by HE Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, and Their Excellencies Minister of Defense of the Republic of Rwanda Major General Albert Murasira, Minister of Defense of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Bashir Salihi Magashi, HRH Commander of Royal Air Force of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Lieutenant General Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Commander of Air Force of the USA Lieutenant General Gregory Guillot and Commander of Air Force Academy of the Italian Republic Major General Paolo Tarantino.
The graduation ceremony was also attended by Commander of Ghala Air Base and Commandant of Sultan Qaboos Air Academy of the Sultanate of Oman Brigadier General Pilot Ali bin Mubarak Al Ameri, Commander of Air Academy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan Major General Muhammad Qaiser Janjua, Commander of Ahmad Al-Jaber Air Base of the State of Kuwait Lieutenant General Pilot Ismail Abdullah Al Kandari, Royal Air Force Commander of the Jordanian Hashemite Kingdom General Mohammad Fathi and Commander of Sudanese Air College Brigadier General Pilot Saad Ahmad Abdulrahman, as well as a number of leaders of colleges, institutes and security and military academies from brotherly and friendly countries.
The ceremony was also attended by senior officers of the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Interior, the Amiri Guard and the State Security Bureau, in addition to their Excellencies heads of diplomatic missions in the country and the guardians of the graduates.
Commander of the Royal Saudi Air Forces (RSAF) Lieutenant General Prince Turki bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz was received by the Commander of the Qatar Emiri Air Force, Brigadier General Pilot Jassem Mohamed Al Mannai, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Following the graduation ceremony, a meeting was held between the two sides aimed at enhancing joint action and exchanging experiences between the two forces for the service of the security of the two countries and the region.