Saudi Arabia, South Africa discuss military cooperation

Fri, 2018-07-13 00:13

JEDDAH: Consultant at the Secretariat General of the Cabinet Ahmed bin Aqeel Al-Khatib met South African Minister of Defense Nosiviwe Mapis-Nqakula in Jeddah on Thursday.

Al-Khatib, who is also chairman of the board of directors for military industries, said in a statement to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) that the meeting discussed cooperation in the military industries.

He said that a plan for cooperation in developing the advanced defense military systems industry was made, noting that discussions would continue between the two countries to implement a joint program aiming to transfer and nationalize military industries to the Kingdom according to Vision 2030. 

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