On behalf of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Deputy King of Bahrain, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa attended the Isa Royal Military College’s ceremony to mark the 13th class of Commissioned Officers - the Al Qadsiyah Brigade.
The Deputy King was accompanied by HH Sheikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Upon arrival, the Deputy King was welcomed by Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Defense Affairs, Major-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, Bahrain Defense Force Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant-General Theyab bin Saqer Al Noaimi, and a number of senior BDF officers.
During the ceremony, the Deputy King extended his congratulations to the commissioned officers and praised Isa Royal Military College’s training program that has consistently enhanced officers’ capabilities.
The Deputy King also recognized the role of the college’s staff in developing effective training programs.
In a speech, the Isa Royal Military College Commandant Major General Abdulrahman Khalifa Al Nuaimi, expressed his appreciation to HM the King and the Deputy King for patronizing the graduation ceremony, and thanked the Bahrain Defense Force for continuously supporting the program.
The graduate Mohammed Saleh Al-Alan also gave opening remarks in which he thanked the Isa Royal Military College’s staff on behalf of all officer cadets.
The Deputy King then awarded top achievers before the graduate cadets received the college’s banner and took their oath.