Bahrain will receive Kornet-EM mobile anti-tank guided missile system from Russia under a deal signed with Rosoboronexport last summer, a report said.
Minister of State for Information Affairs and government's official spokesperson Sameera Rajab revealed this in an interview with Russian news agency Itar-Tass, reported the Gulf Daily News.
Pointing to joint agreements to promote military training, she expressed confidence that bilateral co-operation would continue to develop.
She announced plans to hold political and cultural events in Moscow soon as part of efforts to boost the flow of tourists between the two countries.
The Minister visited “Russia Today” channel in addition to Itar-Tass news agency and was updated on news coverage edge as well as different services and cutting-edge technologies.
Rajab also hosted a reception at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Moscow for Russian journalists. She outlined Bahrain's political developments and achievements, highlighting preparations for the upcoming parliamentary and municipal elections.
She invited journalists from all countries to visit Bahrain and cover the elections and get firsthand information on landmark national achievements.