Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received in Manama the Commander of US Naval Forces, US Central Command, and US Fifth Fleet Commander, Vice Admiral James Malloy.
The Commander-in-Chief lauded the deep-rooted friendship relations between the two countries, as well as ways to enhance them through unifying efforts, cooperation and coordination at various levels, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He pointed out that the military coordination and defense cooperation between the BDF and the US armed forces would continue in order to achieve the interests of the two friendly countries, and address the challenges, dangers and threats facing the Arabian Gulf region, stressing the need to intensify joint military and defense efforts to achieve security and stability across the region.
BDF Commander-in-Chief also received the newly appointed Military Attaché in Kuwait’s Embassy to Bahrain, Colonel Pilot Abdullah Abdulrahman Al Aqaili.
The Commander-in-Chief reviewed brotherly relations between the Bahrain and Kuwait, wishing Al Aqaili success in his new post.
Lastly, BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, also received Bahrain’s Defense Affairs Minister retired Lt-General Yousef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma.