Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa patronized at the Royal Guard an honoring ceremony of the BDF Special Operational Task Force / 15 participating in the Restore Hope Operation in Yemen as part of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition Forces, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The ceremony was attended by BDF Chief of Staff Lt. General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, Royal Guard Commander Brigadier Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Royal Guard Special Force Commander Major Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Captain Sheikh Mohammed bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
The Royal Guard Commander welcomed, in a speech he delivered on the occasion, the BDF Commander-in-Chief and personnel, thanking him for honoring the BDF Task Force / 15 which took part alongside the Saudi-led Arab Coalition Forces in defending Islam and the Arab land and dignity.
He also paid tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for supporting security in the Gulf region and the efforts made to deal with regional challenges. He also thanked His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier for his support and continuous directives to the BDF personnel.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief conferred medals of appreciation, granted by HM the King, on a number of officers, commissioned officers and members of the Task Force / 15 in tribute for their dedicated patriotic efforts and major brotherly role in defending the right. He praised their participation in the Arab Coalition Forces’ operations in line with the GCC and Arab Joint Defense Agreements.
He also conveyed to them the greetings of HM the King, the Supreme Commander, HRH Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa and HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier.
The celebration was attended by senior BDF officers.
Meanwhile, Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received at the BDF General Command a delegation from the Atlantic Council, in the presence of the Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Dheyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi. They discussed topics of common interest.
Director of the BDF General Command's Court, Major-General Hassan Mohammed Saad, Inspector-General, Major-General Abdulla Hassan Al-Nuaimi, Assistant Chief of Staff for Supply and Catering, Rear Admiral Yussef Ahmed Malallah, and Director of Military Cooperation, Rear Admiral Mohammed Mohammed Hashim Al-Sada, attended.