Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa met at the BDF General Headquarters on Sunday (20 April) the Russian Ambassador to Bahrain Viktor Smirnov (photo).
The BDF Commander-in-Chief reviewed with the Russian envoy ways of bolstering the friendly Bahraini-Russian relations, and praised the advanced level of bilateral cooperation in all fields. Other issues of mutual concern were also spotlighted.
Meanwhile, the Chief-of-Staff of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Lieutenant-General Sheikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa inspected a BDF unit within the 2014 Combat and Administrative Readiness Evaluation Test on Sunday.
He got assured about the unit's combat and administrative preparedness and work flow and lauded the high morale of the affiliates of all BDF units and their efforts in safeguarding national achievements.
He stressed that BDF has reached advanced levels of readiness and preparedness thanks to the constant care of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, and the follow-up and sound directives of the Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa.
He praised the patriotic role played by the affiliates of the BDF and their commendable efforts in assuming their sacred duty, urging them to exert more efforts.