1,671 Pakistan military personnel deployed in Saudi Arabia

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Minister of Defence Khurram Dastgir on Tuesday informed the National Assembly that as many as 1, 671 Pakistani armed forces personnel have been deployed in Saudi Arabia followed by 629 in Qatar and 66 in United Arab Emirates (UAE).


In his written reply to the assembly, Dastgir said that  912 personnel are deployed under Saudi Ministry of Defence while 759 are deployed under the Ministry of Interior of the kingdom.

In the further breakdown of the statistics, the minister told the Lower House that 742 out of 912 personnel belong to the army, 108 are from the navy and 62 are from the airforce. The total number of officials from armed forces, working under Saudi Ministry of Interior, is 653 from military, 56 from naval forces and 50 from the air force, NA was told.

Furthermore, the Pakistani forces are serving in seven other countries, the minister mentioned in his reply.

After Saudi Arabia, the highest number of Pakistani military personnel is deployed in Qatar with the total of 629. 155 are from the army, 433 from navy and 107 are from the air force, the minister added.

Furthermore, only one Pakistani soldier is deployed in Australia, 15 in Bahrain, four in Brunei and six in Jordan.

According to the minister, the personnel are deployed in these countries under different MoUs and agreements with the respective countries.

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1,671 Pakistan military personnel deployed in Saudi Arabia

2018/03/pakistani-soldiers-in-saudi-arabia-1520933036.jpg
Read: 649     14:11     13 March 2018    

Minister of Defence Khurram Dastgir on Tuesday informed the National Assembly that as many as 1, 671 Pakistani armed forces personnel have been deployed in Saudi Arabia followed by 629 in Qatar and 66 in United Arab Emirates (UAE).


In his written reply to the assembly, Dastgir said that  912 personnel are deployed under Saudi Ministry of Defence while 759 are deployed under the Ministry of Interior of the kingdom.

In the further breakdown of the statistics, the minister told the Lower House that 742 out of 912 personnel belong to the army, 108 are from the navy and 62 are from the airforce. The total number of officials from armed forces, working under Saudi Ministry of Interior, is 653 from military, 56 from naval forces and 50 from the air force, NA was told.

Furthermore, the Pakistani forces are serving in seven other countries, the minister mentioned in his reply.

After Saudi Arabia, the highest number of Pakistani military personnel is deployed in Qatar with the total of 629. 155 are from the army, 433 from navy and 107 are from the air force, the minister added.

Furthermore, only one Pakistani soldier is deployed in Australia, 15 in Bahrain, four in Brunei and six in Jordan.

According to the minister, the personnel are deployed in these countries under different MoUs and agreements with the respective countries.

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