His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, received Wednesday, at Al-Safriya Palace in Manama, Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa, Defense Affairs Minister Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi and BDF Chief-of-Staff Lt. General Dheyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi.
They congratulated HM the King on the holy month of Ramadan, wishing him good health and happiness and the Kingdom of Bahrain and its loyal people further security, progress and stability, led by HM the King. HM the King also exchanged with them Ramadan greetings, wishing them all many happy returns.
HM the King took pride in the BDF servicemen, hailing their strenuous efforts to preserve Bahrain’s achievements and protect citizens’ security and safety with steadfast courage and unflinching determination, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
He lauded the BDF unwavering efforts and contributions to the national campaign to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), hailing keenness on providing highly-equipped medical facilities to protect citizens and residents’ health and safety.
He expressed full confidence in the strenuous efforts led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier to combat COVID-19, hailing the efficient and successful precautionary measures to contain the pandemic outbreak.
He saluted the honorable stances of loyal citizens who responded to the initiative of His Highness Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, HM the King’s Representative for Humanitarian Works and Youth Affairs, National Security Advisor, Supreme Council for Youth and Sports (SCYS) President and Royal Humanitarian Foundation (RHF) Board of Trustees’ Chairman.
HM the King paid tribute to loyal citizens who answered the call of the nation and responded to the “Feenah Khair” campaign to combat COVID-19 pandemic, thus showing their patriotic mettle, loyalty, devotion and solidarity for the sake of the nation, extending thanks to all traders, businessmen, companies, banks, societies, expatriates, individuals and all other contributors.
HM the King reiterated thanks to the military and civil medical and nursing teams who are standing on the frontline and combating the pandemic bravely, all determined to succeed and deliver the best of services to citizens and residents.
He praised the medical and nursing teams for their courage, devotion and noble stances and described them as an inspiring role model to all citizens, paying tribute to all Bahraini men and women who answered the call of the nation and volunteered massively in order to contribute to this sublime patriotic duty.
HM the King, the Supreme Commander, extended Ramadan greetings to all brave BDF servicemen, in Bahrain and abroad, wishing them all success.