Undersecretary of Kuwait National Guard Visits Bahrain

BNA Photo: BNA22.03.2019 Bahrain
Undersecretary of Kuwait National Guard Visits Bahrain

Undersecretary of Kuwait National Guard Visits Bahrain

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Bahrain’s National Guard's Director of Staff Major-General Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa received Lt-General Hashem AbdulRazzaq Al Refai (photo), Undersecretary of Kuwait National Guard, at Bahrain International Airport in presence of Kuwait’s Military Attaché to Bahrain, Brigadier Nasser Abdulaziz Al Samhan, and Senior Officers.

Major-General Sheikh Abdulaziz conveyed the greetings of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, President of the National Guard, praising the advanced cooperation between the National Guard with its Kuwaiti counterpart, including the active cooperation protocols to achieve the security and stability of both brotherly countries, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.

Lt-General Al Refai conveyed the greetings of HH Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al Sabah, President of Kuwait National Guard and the greetings of Sheikh Mishaal Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, Deputy President of Kuwait National Guard, to HH General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, President of the National Guard, praising the deep-rooted fraternal ties including the exchange of expertise and cooperation in various fields, especially citing the military cooperation. 

In the meantime, Bahrain’s Assistant Undersecretary for Ports, Search and Follow-up at the Nationality, Passports and Residence Affairs Brigadier Abdulrahman Saleh Al Sinan has received, at King Fahad Causeway, a delegation from the Kuwaiti Interior Ministry headed by Director-General of Land Border Affairs Brigadier Eyad Al Haddad.

The meeting reviewed cooperation, including entry procedures at land ports and the latest systems to ensure the best facilities for travelers, especially during holidays, Eid and other celebrations. The two sides also discussed ways to promote coordination and exchange of expertise and issues of common interest. 

The delegation members visited the headquarters of the General Organization for King Fahad Causeway and were received by Director-General Jamal Yaqoot. At the end of the visit, the delegation praised the Kingdom for facilitating the movement of travelers at ports.

In another development, Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief, Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, inspected the conclusion of “National Fortitude” Joint Commands Drill.

The drill was conducted by the BDF with the participation of Bahrain’s National Guard and Interior Ministry. This coordination aimed at refining both combat and administrative experiences and improving practical leadership concepts.

The Commander-in-Chief said that the National Fortitude drill comes within the framework of joint military cooperation to assess the speed and level of leadership and operational response. 

 

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