King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, paid a visit Tuesday to the General Headquarters of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF).
On arrival, King Hamad was welcomed by the BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and a number of senior officers.
King Hamad expressed pride in the advanced level reached by the BDF in terms of preparedness, weaponry and training in the various military and technical fields.
King Hamad asserted that the BDF's “brave” personnel are a source of pride for the nation as they have dedicated themselves in defending it and safeguarding its hard-won milestone civilisational achievements.
He commended the tremendous efforts exerted by the BDF's General Headquarters to develop BDF, train its affiliates, rehabilitate them and provide them with the latest military technology.
He praised BDF's affiliates' professionalism and outstanding ability to use cutting-edge military technology.
King Hamad wished all BDF officers and non-commissioned officers further success.