Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received in Manama Tuesday, British Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East Lieutenant-General Martin Sampson (photo).
The Commander-in-Chief praised the historic and distinguished relations between Bahrain and the UK, highlighting the existing cooperation in various fields, including the exchange of experiences in the military field, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
For his part, the President of Bahrain’s National Guard General His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa also received the visiting British Defence Senior Advisor to the Middle East and his accompanying delegation.
The General congratulated the Advisor on assuming his duties, praising the deep and historical relations between Bahrain and the UK.
He further praised the UK’s role in maintaining global peace and security, expressing his appreciation of the Advisor’s efforts in enhancing cooperation between the two countries.
Lastly, Bahrain’s Public Security Deputy Chief Major-General Abdullah Al Zayed also received the UK Senior Defence Advisor to the Middle East, Air Marshal Martin Sampson.
He welcomed the UK official, hailing the distinguished and historical ties between the two countries. Bilateral relations and topics of common interest were reviewed.