Bahrain’s National Guard Director of Staff Major General Sheikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa on Tuesday toured the pavilions of Bahrain International Defence Exhibition/Conference (BIDEC2019) currently held at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Center (BIECC), accompanied with senior officers.
The Director of National Guard Staff pointed out that the hosting of the Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC2019) in its second version reflects the Kingdom-attained success in organizing and hosting regional and international conferences, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He praised the organizing committee presided by His Highness Major General Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, National Security Advisor, the Commander of the Royal Guard and Head of the High Organizing Committee of Bahrain International Defence Exhibition and Conference (BIDEC2019).
The event, which closes today, has brought together exhibitors from more than 200 international companies to showcase their latest 3D (three dimensional) land, air and sea defence and security technologies.
Major General Sheikh Abdulaziz affirmed that the exhibition offers the opportunity for convergence of military establishments at the international level with manufacturing companies and experts to view latest military equipment and machinery.
He added that the exhibition reflects the advanced level of Bahrain military progress through global efforts aimed to boost the regional maritime security cooperation and sharing experiences with the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Arab and friendly countries.
He affirmed that the participation of the National Guard in the associated military events comes at the directives of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, President of the National Guard, as part of its national obligations and effective role in the national duty alongside with the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) and the Ministry of Interior.