Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, paid a visit to the Royal Command, Staff and National Defence College, where he was received by Chief-of-Staff Lt-General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi and a number of Senior BDF Officers.
The Commander-in-Chief was briefed on the progress of the modernization and development plans of the college programs which contributed to improving the military training, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He gave a lecture at the leadership and staff course currently held there focused on a number of strategic dimensions.
He attached great significance to legal and media aspects in wars and conflicts. He pointed out the important role of media is the implementation of media strategies of the armed forces.
The Commander-in-Chief talked about counter media campaigns that could affect the morale and performance of the armed forces. He also touched on ways of addressing them and raising awareness among the armed forces to confront psychological warfare.
He stressed the importance of military media in covering events and investigating information and broadcasting it to local and international public opinion to avoid broadcasting the same by the civil media incorrectly, asserting the effectiveness of military media in the regular and irregular wars.
During chairing a meeting of the Supreme Council of the Royal College held at its headquarters, the Commander-in-Chief praised the royal support for the Bahrain Defence Force, which contributed to bringing major achievements at the combat and administrative levels.
He emphasized the role of the college instructors in preparing officers capable of taking on responsibilities and carrying out national duties, wishing them more successes to come.