Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received Sunday, at the BDF General Commander, the Commander of the United States Central Command, General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., and his accompanying delegation.
Defense Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, and Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, were present, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Commander-in-Chief welcomed the Commander of US Central Command and his accompanying delegation, and lauded the depth of the long-standing relations between the two friendly countries, as well as ways to enhance them.
He also praised the steady progress of bilateral military cooperation.
In another development, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain sent a cable of congratulations to the President of France Emmanuel Macron on his country’s National Day which is celebrated on 14 July each year.
HM the King wished the French President wellness and happiness and the French people further progress and prosperity.
HM King Hamad lauded the deep-rooted and good relations between the two friendly countries and peoples and praised their steady development.