Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received in Manama the Commander of the Joint Peninsula Shield Forces (JPSF), Major General Hassan bin Hamza Al-Shehri, in the presence of the Chief-of-Staff, Lieutenant-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi.
The Commander-in-Chief lauded the tremendous efforts exerted by the JPSF to strengthen the common goal and destiny binding the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries together, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He pointed out that JPSF reflects GCC countries’ common past, present and future goals, stressing that the JPSF has become a bulwark against all challenges as it provides means of security and stability for the region.
BDF’s General Command Director, Major General Hassan Mohammed Sa’ad, Military Cooperation Director, Rear Admiral Mohammed Hashid Al-Sada, and Assistant Chief of Staff for Operations, Major-General Ghanim Ibrahim Al-Fadhala, attended the meeting.
Earlier, Bahrain National Guard President Lt-General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa also received in Manama Peninsula Shield Joint Force (PSJF)’s Commander Major General Hassan bin Hamza Al Shehri.
Sheikh Mohammed Al Khalifa welcomed the Commander of the Peninsula Shield Joint Forces and his accompanying delegation, praising the PSJF contributions in promoting the cooperation among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) armed forces that constitute the invincible shield against surrounding challenges, and reflect the strong bonds and shared destiny of the GCC countries.
He wished the Peninsula Shield Joint Forces all success in the performance of their assigned military tasks.
National Guard Director of Staff Major General Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa attended the meeting. The meeting discussed various topics of shared interest.