His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain paid a visit to the Headquarters of the US Naval Support Activity in Manama, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Upon arrival, King Hamad was welcomed by Vice Admiral Kevin Donegan, Commander of the Fifth Fleet, and William Roebuck, US Ambassador to Bahrain.
The King was briefed on the US Fifth Fleet missions in the region, as well as on the military cooperation between the two countries.
The King expressed appreciation of the US Commander’s invitation and praised the progressing strategic cooperation for maintaining security in the Gulf, fighting terrorism and protecting navigation routes and international trade.
He further highlighted the successful cooperation that has gained more significance in the current circumstances witnessed by the region.
He also paid tribute to the solid relations between the two countries, reiterated thanks to the Fifth Fleet Commander and personnel and wished them further success.