Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received in Manama Sunday the Chief of the Saudi General Staff Lieutenant General Fayyad bin Hamed Al-Ruwaili, and his accompanying delegation.
During the meeting, they exchanged views on the military field and discussed topics of common interest. They affirmed the bilateral relations that support the security of the region, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
Defense Affairs Minister Lieutenant-General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, and BDF Chief of Staff Lt. General Theyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, were present at the meeting, according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
The BDF Commander-in-Chief praised the depth of the strong fraternal relations between the two kingdoms, noting that the march of this historical relationship continues under the constant care of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, and the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed stressed that thanks to the care from the two leaders, the bilateral relation is witnessing a continuous development at all levels and in all fields of military action and in the various areas of defense cooperation and coordination between the BDF and Saudi armed forces.
Lieutenant General Al-Ruwaili also met with the Bahrain Defense Force’s Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Theyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi and discussed bilateral relations in the military field.