(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Deputy Chief of General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army Lt.-Gen. Staff Mohammad Khaled Al-Khodhr arrived in Amman on Sunday evening leading a delegation to the 10th Special Operations Forces Exhibition (SOFEX-2014) due to open tomorrow.
The delegation includes senior officers from the different divisions of the Kuwaiti army; their participation in the five-day event aims to strengthen the defense cooperation with Jordan, said Kuwait's military attache Maj.-Gen. Falah Al-Sunni.
"The Ministry of Interior and the Civil Defense are represented in the delegation by teams led respectively by Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry Maj.-Gen. Abdullah Al-Mhanna and Brig. Khaled Al-Mekrad," he told KUNA.
"Kuwait has been keen on participation in the bi-annual event since its first edition in 1996," Maj.-Gen. Al-Sunni added.
SOFEX and its official Middle East Special Operations Commanders Conference (MESOC) are being held under the royal patronage of King Abdullah II, of Jordan, with the support of the Jordanian Joint Special Operations Command.
The exhibition and conference take place at King Abdullah I Airbase with with over 600 participants from 52 countries.