Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received at the BDF's General Command the UK Military Attaché to Bahrain, Lieutenant-Colonel Andrew Prince.
The Commander-in-Chief lauded the distinguished Bahraini-British relations of friendship, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He also praised the existing cooperation between the two kingdoms in various fields, especially regarding exchange of expertise and cooperation in the military field.
Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Supply and Catering, Rear Admiral Yussef Ahmed Malallah, attended.
Meanwhile, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa returned to Bahrain after a visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during which he met with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and a visit to Egypt where he met with Egyptian President Abdelfattah El-Sisi.
During both visits, King Hamad held discussions on strong historic relations between Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Egypt as well as the latest regional and Arab developments and issues of common interest.
King Hamad was welcomed on arrival at Sakhir Air Base by mainly His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister.