Khalid Ibn Al Waleed Drill (KIB2018) concluded in Manama which was implemented by the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Royal Special Force along with the participation of Egyptian Armed Forces’ Special Forces, in the presence of Inspector-General Major General Abdullah Hassan Al Nuaimi, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The event began with a recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by a brief presentation about the drill stages carried out according to a preset plan and specific goals. The exercise included precise and efficient practical tactical maneuvers and special field operations that reflected the high standard of cooperation and harmonization with the brethren.
Egyptian Army Commando Units Commander Major General Mustafa Mahmoud Shawkat, Egypt’s ambassador to Bahrain Ambassador Suha Ibrahim Mohammed Rifaat, and senior BDF officers were also present.
For his part, the BDF Chief of Staff, Lt-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, received the Chief of Egyptian Commandos Units Major-General Mustafa Mahmoud Shawkat (photo).
The meeting reviewed the joint military cooperation ties between Bahrain and Egypt and ways of enhancing them.