His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Bahrain’s Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister, met Thursday with the Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff of the Republic of India, Vice Admiral Sanjay Mahindru, and an accompanying delegation, at Gudaibiya Palace.
His Royal Highness welcomed the Vice Admiral’s visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, and highlighted the depth of the longstanding ties between Bahrain and India, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad noted the importance of continuing to bolster joint cooperation and coordination across various fields.
Regional and international issues, and developments of common interest were also discussed.
The Minister of Cabinet Affairs, HE Hamad bin Faisal Al Malki, also attended the meeting.
For his part, Bahrain’s National Guard President General His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa also received Pakistani Director General of the Joint Staff Lieutenant General Muhammad Waseem Ashraf (photo).
The President praised the Bahraini-Pakistani relations that resulted in raising the levels of cooperation, exchanging experiences, and implementing joint exercises between the National Guard and the Pakistani Armed Forces to enhance combat capabilities.
The Director General expressed his appreciation to HH Shaikh Mohammed’s interest in developing cooperation.