Bahrain’s National Guard Commander, General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, met Friday with Chief of Pakistan Air Force (PAF), Air Marshal Zaheer Ahmad Babar Sidhu, at the Command headquarters in the Pakistani capital, Islamabad.
The PAF Chief hailed the visit of the National Guard Commander to Pakistan which comes within the framework of boosting military relations between both countries, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The National Guard Commander praised the advanced level of bilateral military cooperation, lauding Pakistan’s role in preserving regional and international security and stability.
Both sides discussed issues of common interest and ways of further bolstering bilateral relations of friendship and cooperation mainly in the military field.
In another development, Assistant Chief of Bahrain’s Public Security for Operations and Training Affairs, Major General Dr. Shaikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, received in Manama Thursday Commander of the US Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) and Commander of the US Fifth Fleet (C5F), Admiral Brad Cooper. The accompanying delegation and Coast Guard Commander, Brigadier Jassim Al Ghatam, attended.
The Assistant Chief of Public Security welcomed the US official, asserting the importance of security cooperation and coordination. The meeting shed light on the duties of the Coast Guard and its role in protecting the regional waters.
The US official visited the Maritime Operations Centre and the two sides reviewed topics of common interest.