UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH TAMIM BIN HAMAD AL THANI, AMIR OF THE STATE OF QATAR
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Deputy PM and Defence Minister attends Impregnable Guard 2020 drill

Deputy PM and Defence Minister attends Impregnable Guard 2020 drill

The Joint Special Forces of the Armed Forces concluded the ‘Impregnable Guard 2020’ drill in the Al Qalail field. The closing activities were held under the patronage and presence of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs, H E Dr. Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah.

The drill witnessed the participation of the Joint Special Forces, the Military Police, the Amiri Air Force, the Amiri Guard, the Ministry of Interior, and the Internal Security Force (Lekhwiya). The drill also witnessed the participation a number of forces from friendly countries, such as the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Republic of Turkey, the Kingdom of Morocco, the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Sultanate of Oman, the United States of America, the French Republic, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (Nato).

The Impregnable Guard 2020 drill is an annual exercise through which a set of simulated scenarios are implemented, intended to prepare for any crossborder security threat. The drill also focuses on combating terrorism, in addition to its contribution to strengthening military relations with brotherly and friendly countries.

A number of senior commanders in the Armed Forces, and several militaries attaches accredited to the state attended the closing activities.

Source: The Peninsula