Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received Monday, at the BDF General Command, Chief of Naval Staff of the Pakistani Navy, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, and his accompanying delegation.
Defence Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, and Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, were present.
The Commander-in-Chief welcomed the Pakistani delegation, stressing the depth of the distinguished Bahraini-Pakistani relations and praising the steady progress of bilateral military and defence fields, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
For his part, National Guard President General His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa (photo) also received the visiting Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan Navy.
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Isa praised the high level reached by the prospects of cooperation and the exchange of experiences between the two sides, stressing the continuation of efforts towards strengthening these relations.
The meeting discussed of a number of topics of common interest, as well as ways to develop levels of military cooperation and coordination between the National Guard and the naval forces of Pakistan.
Earlier, Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan, Admiral Muhammad Amjad Khan Niazi, and his accompanying delegation paid a visit to the Royal Bahraini Naval Force (RBNF) Sunday, where they were welcomed by RBNF Commander, Rear Admiral Mohammed Yousef Al-Asam.
Pakistan’s Chief of Naval Staff was briefed about RBNF’s organisation, duties, development stages and weaponry.