Bahrain’s National Guard Director of Staff Major General Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa received a delegation from Islamic Republic of Pakistan’s National Defense College, led by Air Vice Marshal Faheem-Ullah Malik.
Welcoming the Pakistani military delegation, the Staff Director praised the two countries’ distinctive friendship ties. The visit was part of ongoing cooperation between the National Guard and the Pakistani Army, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Head of Operations and Training Division briefed the guests about the National Guard and its duties. The Pakistani delegation toured the National Guard’s divisions and hi-tech equipped training and educational facilities. The delegation also visited the National Guard’s Shooting Range and Weapons Museum.
The Head of the Pakistani delegation thanked the National Guard’s Director of Staff for the good reception, and conveyed his greetings and the greetings of his accompanying delegation to Lt-General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa the President of the National Guard, thanking him for providing them the opportunity to visit the National Guard. In the end, the two sides exchange commemorative gifts.
Meanwhile, Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa paid an inspection visit to one of the BDF military units Saturday.
The Commander-in-Chief reviewed the latest plans and development of military and training aspects as well as administrative and combat readiness and the workflow on implementation of all assigned duties and tasks.
Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa commended the unit’s attained level, capabilities and professional performance of the BDF men and their high caliber performance of all the assigned duties.
He expressed pride in the BDF advanced capabilities and potentials that translate the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa the Supreme Commander and development of all BDF units and battalions which represent the kingdom’s strong protective shield.