Bahrain’s Chief of Public Security, Major General Tariq Al Hassan attended the beginning of the exercise that associated GCC delegations and field leaders. He was briefed on the goals and phrases of the exercise, in addition to its importance in enhancing training capability of the joint forces.
He said that hosting this tactical exercise in Bahrain is an added-value to the Bahraini Coast Guard and joint GCC security cooperation and coordination in achieving highest maritime security level. The Chief hailed the role of such exercises in gaining more field experiences and operation planning capability.
He expressed thanks and appreciation to the Interior Minister for his ongoing directives and support, noting that the Coast Guard is among security authorities that are included in the Interior Ministry’s development plans, through equipping them with the latest technology and training for staff by enrolling them in comprehensive security and scientific trainings that are accredited in accordance to international criteria.
The Coast Guard Commander hailed the role of the forces that are participating in the exercise that represents the bright image of GCC cooperation and coordination, highlighting the continuation of such exercises to enhance performance of security authorities.