His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister, visited the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) General Command earlier this week.
Upon arrival, HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister was received by the Commander-in-Chief of the BDF, His Excellency Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Minister of Defence Affairs, His Excellency Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, the BDF’s Chief-of-Staff, His Excellency Lieutenant General Theyab bin Saqer Al Noaimi, and several other senior BDF officers.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister was briefed on the BDF’s plans and programs. HRH then highlighted the BDF’s central role in safeguarding the Kingdom, noting that His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa’s ongoing support of the BDF has enhanced its military capabilities and combat readiness, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister emphasised the role of the BDF to safeguard regional security alongside the Kingdom’s allies.
His Royal Highness commended the BDF’s efficiency and military capabilities, as well as the dedication of its members.
For his part, HE, the BDF’s Commander-in-Chief, expressed his gratitude and appreciation for HRH the Crown Prince and Prime Minister’s visit and continued support of the BDF's development.
On behalf of BDF members, HE, the BDF’s Commander-in-Chief, extended Ramadan wishes and reiterated the BDF's pledge to safeguarding the Kingdom.