Islamabad: Naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah was conferred with top Saudi military award by chief of Saudi military on Monday, Radio Pakistan reported.
According to the Pakistan navy statement the naval chief was conferred with “King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence” by Chief of General Staff Royal Saudi Armed Forces, General Abdul Rahman Bin Saleh Al-Bunyan in a ceremony held in Riyadh.
Chief of Naval Staff Zakaullah is on an official visit to Saudi Arabia on the invitation of Commander Royal Saudi Naval Forces, Vice Admiral Abdullah S. Al-Sultan.
Admiral Zakaullah was received by Saudi Naval chief on his arrival at Royal Saudi Naval Forces Headquarter in Riyadh. A smartly turned out contingent of RSNF clad in ceremonial dress, presented him Honour Guard.
Underscoring the time tested and enduring bonds of friendship between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, Admiral Zakaullah also looked forward to further enhancing the interaction between both countries in the diverse fields of training, mutual visits and defence collaboration.