Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa paid a visit to the GCC Unified Maritime Operations Center where he was welcomed by its Commander Commodore Eid Abdullah Al Ka’abi, Deputy Commander Commodore Mojab Jaza Al Atibi, Captain Ibrahim Abdullah Al Haram, Captain Osama Mohammed Al Kandari, Captain Yasser Abdullah Al Sayed, Captain Meshari Juma’a Al Abidi and officers.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief underlined the importance of the Unified Maritime Operations Center which is considered as the dividend of fraternal ties binding the GCC countries to achieve forecast military integration. He praised the role of the centre’s staff in carrying out duties to secure freedom of marine navigation and confront ambient regional challenges.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief pointed out that the Unified Maritime Operations Center relies on cutting-edge naval military systems to protect territorial waters from ambient challenges and boost regional security and stability, according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa also paid an inspection visit to a BDF unit.
The Commander-in-Chief was briefed on the unit’s work progress and development process, and gave them directives to continue carrying out their patriotic duties with determination and professionalism.
He asserted that the BDF’s General Command spares no effort to put forward the necessary strategies and plans, and to provide modern military and administrative equipment to rehabilitate human competencies and enhance their combat readiness.
The Commander-in-Chief affirmed that the BDF has played a major role in defending the nation’s achievements, and boosting the nation-building march, under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander.
He praised the tremendous efforts and huge sacrifices made by the BDF personnel for the sake of defending the nation and safeguarding its territorial integrity, as well as in standing together with brotherly countries against whoever seeking to undermine security and stability.