Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa paid a visit to the Royal Command, Staff and National Defense College (photo) where he was received by Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi and the College Commandant Rear Admiral Abdullah Said Al-Mansouri.
He got informed about the Simulators Centre which is considered as one of the advanced training means to evaluate the competence of BDF weaponry. He also watched the “Fortified Fortress” drill and listened to a briefing on the military exercise, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Then, the BDF Commander-in-Chief toured the College departments and got informed about implementation of the development programs. He also attended a scientific research discussion session on the importance of the Gulf union as a bulwark for the GCC countries and their achievements. He congratulated the College’s academic and training staff on the distinguished research experience, paying tribute to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for his keenness on promoting scientific and military researches.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief chaired during the visit the College’s Supreme Council meeting held at the college premises. He stressed the BDF achievements thanks to the directives of HM the King, the Supreme Commander. He also underlined the role of the Royal Command, Staff and National Defense College in the higher military education field to equip officers with the needed skills.
The visit was attended by a number of senior BDF Officers.
For his part, Chief-of-Staff of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Lieutenant General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi patronized at the Royal Defense Force Training Centre a graduation ceremony for constituent officers infantry session.
After a briefing on the session, the BDF Chief-of-Staff presented the graduates and top achievers with their certificates and prizes of appreciation. He also honored the officers and trainers who contributed to the training and meeting the session's requirements successfully.
The celebration was attended by Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Human Resources Major General Sheikh Ali bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Senior BDF Officers, Advisor to the Omani Ambassador to Bahrain and Assistant of the Saudi Military Attaché to Bahrain.