The ISPR in a statement said that Gen Sharif was extended a special invite by the kingdom to attend the ongoing military manoeuvre, which the army chief accepted.
On special invitation,#COAS will visit KSA and witness ongoing Military Exercises from 9th of March,in the field for two days
— Gen Asim Bajwa (@AsimBajwaISPR) March 7, 2016
Military contingents from more than 21 states including Pakistan have been partaking in the exercise ‘North Thunder’, underway in Saudi Arabia.
Earlier to this, the Foreign Office (FO) confirmed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s three-day visit to the kingdom to witness the manoeuvre.
Premier Sharif will also hold a meeting with King Salman bin Abdulaziz.