Saudi govt honours Gen Zubair with highest military award
RIYADH: Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (JCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat Wednesday called on King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud during his official visit to Saudi Arabia.
King Abdul Aziz Medal of Excellence, the highest military award of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was conferred on General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Inter Services Public Relations in a press release said.
During the meeting, regional security issues and matters of bilateral interests were discussed.
King Salman appreciated Pakistan’s fight against terrorism and continued efforts for peace and stability in the region.
The chairman JCSC also called on General Abdur Rehman bin Saleh Al-Bunyan, Chief of General Staff, Royal Saudi Armed Forces at Jeddah.
Hayat was commissioned in the Pakistan Army’s Sindh Regiment in 1982, and attended the Pakistan Military Academy’s 62nd long course.