Strategic Joint Planning Committee meeting held in Riyadh

March 17, 2008

Prince Khalid bin Sultan, Assistant Minister of Defense and Aviation for Military Affairs, chaired the Strategic Joint Planning Committee (JPC) in Riyadh today. The United States was represented at the meeting by Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Eric S. Edelman.

 

The JPC aims to enhance interaction between the Saudi and the US militaries and to support the Kingdom’s efforts to upgrade its military capabilities.

In related news, Prince Khalid met with former US Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Robert Jordan today to discuss issues of mutual interest.