Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Visits Bahrain

BNA30.12.2014 Bahrain
Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Visits Bahrain

Azerbaijan’s Defence Minister Visits Bahrain

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Azerbaijani Defence Minister General Zakir Hasanov paid a visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain during which he held meetings with the Kingdom’s leadership and senior officials on ways of boosting bilateral relations.

Along with Bahrain Defence Affairs Minister Major-General Yussef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma, General Zakir Hasanov paid a visit to the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Royal Medical Services (BDFRMS).

Upon arrival, they were welcomed by BDFRMS Commander Major-General Professor Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.

The Azeri Minister was briefed about the major developments witnessed by BDFRMS.

He also toured the Military Hospital, and was informed about the advanced technology and medical equipment used, as well as the hospital's wards.

The Azeri Defence Minister and the Bahrain Defence Affairs Minister also visited the BDF Military Museum, where they were welcomed by the Director of Information and Moral Guidance Brigadier-General Mohammed Qatami Al Kubaisi, and a number of officers.

The Azeri official saw various paintings, documents, and weapons used by military units since the inception of BDF in the late 1960s until now.

He toured the Rulers, Forts, Documents, Horses, and Old Weapons halls, and was informed about the military equipment, systems, uniforms and decorations.

He also visited the hall showcasing BDF's participation in many noble missions, including the liberation of Kuwait.

Riyadh-Resident Azeri Ambassador to Bahrain Rasim Sh. Rzayev and the Azeri Defence Minister's accompanying delegation were present. 

General Zakir Hasanov and his accompanying delegation left Bahrain on Saturday 27 December. He was seen off by Defence Minister Major General Yousef bin Ahmed Al Jalahma and senior BDF officers.

Source: BNA



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