Chief-of-Staff of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Lieutenant General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi headed Bahrain’s delegation to the 16th meeting of the High Bahraini-Jordanian Military Cooperation Committee which convened in Jordan from April 2 to 4.
Strong bilateral relations were stressed at the meeting which also spotlighted issues on its agenda, including mainly boosting bilateral military cooperation, according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
On 03 April, Jordan’s Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt. General Mahmoud Freihat, received in his office (photo) the Bahraini guest and his accompanying delegation, Petra news agency reported.
During the meeting, Freihat and Al Nuaimi discussed the latest developments on the regional and international arenas, and means of enhancing joint military cooperation and coordination to serve interests of the armed forces in the two brotherly countries.
Freihat delivered the opening speech of the 16th meeting of the Jordanian-Bahraini Joint Higher Military Cooperation Committee, stressing the “deep-rooted” relations and joint cooperation between the two brotherly countries, especially in the military field and exchange of expertise, and lauded high level of excellence, efficiency and performance of Bahrain's army.
In his speech, Al Nuaimi said the military cooperation relations between the two brotherly countries are under the patronage of the two Kingdoms’ leaderships, adding this visit is a good opportunity to deepen contacts with the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF), exchange views, and enhance mutual cooperation.
Also on Wednesday, Bahrain Defense Force (BDF)’s Chief-of-Staff, accompanied by his delegation, visited the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau (KADDB).
Chairman of KADDB Board of Directors, Saud Nusairat, said: “KADDB was established by a royal decree in 1999 to meet the defense needs of Jordan through building national qualifications and developing knowledge and focusing on the human factor, as well as providing solutions in the defense industry at the regional level,” adding that Jordan has managed to strengthen this industrial base through international partnerships.
The delegation was briefed about KADDB and its role of developing military hardware and vehicles and then transferring them to companies for mass production.