Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received in Manama on Wednesday former Chief of the Defence Staff of the British Armed Forces, retired General Lord Richards.
The ongoing cooperation and friendship relations between the two countries were discussed, as well as topics of joint interest, according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
Director of the General Command Office Major General Hassan Mohammed Saad was present.
Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa also received on Wednesday the US Ambassador to Bahrain, William Roebuck, and the US Military Attaché to the Kingdom.
The Commander-in-Chief lauded the Bahrain-US relations, and hailed their steady progress, particularly in the military field.
Director of the BDF General Command, Major-General Hassan Mohammed Saad, Inspector-General, Major-General Abdulla Hassan Al-Nuaimi, and Assistant Chief of Staff for Supply and Catering, Rear Admiral Yussef Ahmed Malallah attended the meeting.
Meanwhile, Qatari Foreign Affairs Minister, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al-Thani, met Wednesday with British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Boris Johnson, on the sidelines of the Friends of Syria meeting held in London.
Qatar News Agency (QNA) said ways to boost relations between the two countries were discussed, as well as the latest developments in the region.