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Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Patronises King Fahd Naval College’s Graduation Ceremony - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
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The Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman who is also the Second Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Defence patronised the graduation ceremony of the 29th batch of cadets from the King Fahd Naval College.

The Deputy Crown Prince watched the college’s military parade which began with a number of arrangements that formed the Saudi Arabian emblem; two crossed swords and a palm tree, the names “Salman” and “Muhammad” and “Saudi’s Vision 2030”.

Prince Mohammed bin Salman reviewed the guard of honour upon his arrival and the commander of King Fahd Naval College Rear Admiral Ali Al-Shahri delivered a speech during which he talked about the ethos of the college; to build the future of the navy, its eagerness to always be regionally outstanding in the fields of marine and military sciences and equipping naval officers militarily, scientifically, physically and morally.

Al-Shahri pointed out that among the graduates were officers of the Saudi border guards and a number of Bahraini, Kuwaiti, Senegalese and Mauritanian citizens who spent three years studying theory, undertaking practical training and participating in training programmes.

The ceremony was attended by Prince Ahmed bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Prince Turki bin Hazlool bin Abdulaziz, Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz and a number of ministers and senior officials.

The Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman also attended the graduation ceremony of the 13th batch of students of King Abdullah Air Defence College in Taif yesterday evening and watched a military parade. After the results were announced, Prince Mohammed bin Salman congratulated the outstanding students.

The commander of the college Major General Ibrahim Al-Shahrani delivered a speech during which he emphasised the fact that the graduates studied their curriculum and completed their training efficiently and consistently. He congratulated the graduates who included two students from Bahrain and a student from Kuwait. He also prayed to God to preserve the nation’s security and stability.

The ceremony was attended by Prince Ahmed bin Fahd bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Prince Turki bin Hazlool bin Abdulaziz and Prince Khalid bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, a number of ministers and senior officials and the graduates’ families.

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