Bahrain Defense Force Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received the newly-appointed Military Attaché of Pakistan, based in Riyadh and accredited to Bahrain, Colonel Pilot Mohammed Umar.
The Commander-in-Chief discussed several topics of common concern, wishing the Military Attaché success in his duties, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
Meanwhile, the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) military judiciary has hosted a ceremony to launch the ninth judicial foundation course on the tasks of the military prosecution.
The ceremony held under the patronage of Major General Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense, was attended by BDF Directors and Officers.
The Undersecretary thanked the military judiciary for organizing the military judicial course for several years and praised the directives of Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander-in-Chief of the BDF, to facilitate all human and material capabilities to assist the participants.
He also wished success to the participants in the course from the armed forces of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Oman) in addition to officers from Jordan and from the military and security services in Bahrain.
A documentary on the BDF and on the military judiciary and its competencies was screened and the program of the course was presented.
The two-month course includes practical and theoretical training in judicial seizure procedures and the tasks of the military prosecution, including the preliminary investigation procedures, technical evidence, referral and preservation decisions, as well as pleading before the military courts. It also includes lectures on international humanitarian law and human rights and conducting field visits to judicial and legal entities in Bahrain.
The military judiciary has since the launch of the comprehensive development progress by His Majesty the King, the Supreme Commander, organized numerous judicial and legal courses for members of the armed forces in the Gulf Cooperation Council states (officers, non-commissioned officers, and individuals) and provided them practical and theoretical skills in the judicial field.
The military judiciary has also been holding regular courses for all military and security services in Bahrain.