Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Chief-of-Staff Lieutenant General Theyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi received Tuesday the Commander of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Unified Military Command Lieutenant-General Eid bin Awad Al-Shalawi (photo).
The Chief-of-Staff praised the efforts made by the Unified Military Command to strengthen GCC cooperation and consolidating their unity, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Supreme Defense Council Deputy Secretary-General Sheikh Abdullah bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met Wednesday in Tel Aviv with Israel’s Head of the Strategic Planning and Cooperation Directorate Major General Tal Kelman.
Sheikh Abdullah, on a four-day-long visit to Israel, stressed the importance of strengthening security partnerships in order to consolidate the foundations of peace and stability in the Middle East.
Bahrain contributes effectively to ensuring the security of the region and to combating terrorism.
The meeting reviewed several topics and issues of shared interest.