Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received at the BDF’s General Command in Manama, the members of the Egyptian delegation to the 17th meeting of the Bahraini-Egyptian High Joint Military Cooperation Committee, led by Egypt’s Assistant Defense Minister, Major-General Nasser Mohammed Ibrahim Assi.
Defense Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, and Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Dheyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, were present.
The reviewed the existing “brotherly” cooperation between the two countries, in addition to ways to enhance joint military cooperation, according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Director of the Court of the BDF’s General Command, Major General Hassan Mohammed Saad, Director of Military Cooperation, Rear Admiral Mohammed Hashim Al-Sada Assistant Chief-of-Staff for Operations, Major General Ghanim Ibrahim Al-Fadhala, , and a number of senior BDF officers attended.
Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa also received Brigadier Yasser Mohammed Abdul-Haleem, the Riyadh-based Defense Attaché of Egypt accredited to Bahrain.
The BDF Commander-in-Chief welcomed the recently-accredited Egyptian military attaché, and wished him success.