Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Chief-of-Staff, Lieutenant-General Theyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, received in Manama Advanced Command Officers of the Peninsula Shield joint forces.
The Chief-of-Staff hailed the efforts exerted by the Peninsula Shield joint forces to boost cooperation and integration among the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries and to protect their various accomplishments and achievements, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Defense Affairs Minister Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi received Naval Captain Sheikh Mubarak Ali Al Sabah, Assistant to the Commander of the Joint Maritime Forces.
The Minister hailed the efforts exerted to enhance cooperation and coordinate the maritime security and safety of the region.
For his part, Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received former Member of United Kingdom’s Parliament Sir Arthur Nicholas Winston Soames.
The meeting reviewed the historic cooperation and friendship between Bahrain and the United Kingdom and issues of shared interest.
In another development, the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) hosted Thursday the graduation ceremony of the specialized military session at the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF).
RBAF Commander Air Vice Marshal Sheikh Hamad bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, and Major Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa were present.
RBAF Commander presented the graduates with graduation certificates, and honored top achievers.