Bahrain’s Royal Guard Commander, Brigadier-General Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (photo), patronized at the Royal Guard premises at the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Sunday, the celebration of the Commemoration Day, in the presence of the Commander of the Royal Guard’s Special Force, Major Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
After the recitation of some holy Quran verses and the firing of one shot, a minute of silence was observed, the last tune was played by the musical band and the martyr’s prayer was read. Then, the National Guard Commander watered a palm tree that symbolizes permanent life.
The National Guard Commander saluted the late servicemen in recognition of the sacrifices they had made while assuming their sacred patriotic duties and defending the right.
Sheikh Nasser stressed that the nation pays respect for the late servicemen, noting that their sacrifices, courage and bravery will remain engraved in the national memory.
He pledged unwavering allegiance and loyalty to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander.
Then, the Royal Guard Commander inaugurated the Martyr’s Farm project, in the presence of families and relatives of fallen servicemen.
The proceeds of the project will be allocated to the families of the righteous martyrs, in recognition of their courage and bravery, and as a token of gratitude for the sacrifices they had made while performing their noble patriotic duties.
Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Defense Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Yussef bin Ahmed Al-Jalahma, bid farewell to the Malaysian Defence Minister, Hishammuddin Hussein, at the Bahrain International Airport.
The Malaysian Defense Minister was on a visit to the Kingdom