Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah paid a visit to the General Command headquarters of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) where he was welcomed by BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Defense Minister Lt. General Yusef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma, Chief-of-Staff Lt. General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, Royal Guard Commander Brigadier Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Captain Sheikh Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief lauded solid relations between the two brotherly countries in light of the leaderships’ keenness to further bolster them to serve common goals.
The meeting spotlighted bilateral military cooperation and coordination to further consolidate ties between the two brotherly countries, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense listened to a briefing and watched a documentary on the history of BDF and its development in the prosperous era of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander.
The Kuwaiti First Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense was accompanied during the visit by Kuwaiti Ambassador to Bahrain Sheikh Azam bin Mubarak Al Sabah, Chief of the General Staff of Kuwait Armed Forces Lt. General Mohammed Khalid Al Kheder, Defense Ministry Undersecretary Sheikh Ahmed Mansoor Al Ahmed Al Sabah and senior officers.
The meeting was attended by Defense Ministry Undersecretary Major General Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, General Command Court Director Major General Hassan Mohammed Sa’ad, Inspector General Major General Abdullah Hassan Al Nuaimi and BDF senior officers.
Meanwhile, the Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa paid an inspection visit to a BDF unit and listened to a briefing on its preparation and training programs as well as ways of boosting its combat and administrative readiness.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief lauded the advanced level of BDF units and weaponries, stressing steady progress of BDF in reaching set up goals thanks to the directives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander. He also expressed appreciation of the efforts of BDF personnel in assuming their national responsibilities in various combat, training and administrative fields.