The governments of Saudi Arabia and the Republic of Chad signed recently in Riyadh a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the defense field. This is within the framework of the continuous efforts of the governments of the two countries to develop bilateral relations in a way that encourages international peace and stability.
The government of Saudi Arabia was represented at the signing of the memorandum of understanding by Assistant Minister of Defense for Executive Affairs Dr. Khaled bin Hussein Al-Biyari. In contrast, the government of the Republic of Chad was represented by the Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chadians Abroad and International Cooperation, Ambassador Mohamed Saleh Al-Nathif.
The cooperation between the two countries was covered by the Memorandum of Understanding. This included the development of cooperation in the fields of military training and exercises, logistical support, military medical services, cultural and social activities, and awareness of combating terrorism.
The Ministry of Defense attended the signing ceremony, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense for Strategic Affairs Ahmed bin Ali Asiri, Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the Republic of Chad Amer Al-Shehri, and Director of the International Cooperation Department in the General Department for Policies and Strategies at the Ministry’s Deputy for Strategic Affairs Brigadier General Yusef Al-Tasan.
On the Chadian side, the Ambassador of the Republic of Chad to the Kingdom, Hassan Salih Al-Qadam Al-Junaidi, the diplomatic advisor to the President of the Republic of Chad, Abu Akiya Musa, the Director General in charge of Arab relations in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Chad, Muhammad Al-Bashir Ibrahim, and the first advisor at the Embassy of the Republic of Chad to the Kingdom, Adam Muhammad Taher Hussein. And the military attaché at the embassy, General Masar Hood Adam.