Qatar's Duty Troops in Najran return to Doha
08 Jun 2017 - 1:30
Doha: Qatar Armed Forces' duty troops in Najran arrived today in Doha after participating in military operations as part of the Arab coalition forces.
HE Minister of State for Defense Affairs Dr Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and a number of ranking officials at the Qatari Armed Forces were in reception of the forces upon their return.
The forces in Najran defended the land of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from any act of aggression.
It also contributed to the protection of the Southern borders of Saudi Arabia by participating in military operations with hundreds of troops from different ranks.
The troops offered many sacrifices as dozens were martyred and injured in their call of duty of protecting the region and supporting the right of the Yemeni people in a democratic life.
The coalition's forces managed as a result of these efforts to free Yemen's temporary capital Aden.
They then liberated the remaining governorates of the South to become under the control of the legitimate government, along with the strategic Al Mandeb Strait. This provided control to supporters of legitimacy in Yemen.