Bahrain’s Royal Guard Commander Major General Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (photo) patronized a graduation ceremony of the Royal Guard new recruits session, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
After a recitation of some verses from the Holy Quran, the graduates presented a practical demonstration. Then, a briefing was given on the session and its theoretical and practical programs.
The Royal Guard Commander praised the graduates’ high morale and military skills, stressing unwavering pledge to continue defending the nation under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
He paid homage to the martyrs, lauding their heroic role in defending religion, the nation and the right. He thanked the trainers for their efforts to boost professionalism, urging the graduates to continue their dedicated work in defending the nation.
The graduates were sworn in. Then, the Royal Guard Commander presented them with certificates and prizes of appreciation and decorated them with the Royal Guard badge.
The graduation ceremony was attended by the Officers and Individuals Affairs Director Major General Mohammed Abdullah Al Ahmed, Royal Guard Deputy Commander Major General Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi, Military Training Director Major General Salah Rashid Al Sa’ad, senior BDF and Interior Ministry officers and the graduates' families.
For his part, the Commander-in-Chief Field of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, paid an inspection visit to one of the BDF units where was briefed on its workflow, modernization and developmental projects as well as its combat, administrative and technical readiness posture.
Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa affirmed that the BDF is faithfully bearing the nation's defense banner to achieve the sustainable military renaissance thanks to the efforts of its men who have proven their constant capacity and resolve to bear the national responsibility under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa the Supreme Commander.
The Commander-in-Chief stressed that the BDF servicemen possess high efficiency in all the military and scientific specializations and significant capabilities to deal with latest military systems and perform their duties under all circumstances in all fields of the national military work locally and at the Arabian Gulf level.
The BDF Commander urged to maintain the responsibility and efforts at the various echelons and in the various combat and training fields as the nation’s invincible citadel.