Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received in Manama the Chief-of-Staff of the UAE Armed Forces Lieutenant General Hamad bin Mohammed Thani Al Rumaithi.
The meeting was attended by Minister of Defense Affairs Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief welcomed the UAE Armed Forces Chief of Staff, lauding solid fraternal relations between both peoples and their perpetual growth in all fields.
Both sides discussed bilateral military cooperation and issues of common interest.
The Minister of Defense held a lunch banquet at the BDF Officers Club in honor of the UEA Armed Forces Chief of Staff. It was attended by senior officers.
Present at the meeting were Defense Ministry Undersecretary Major General Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa and senior BDF officers.