Bahrain’s Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received in Manama Sunday Saudi Arabia’s Chief of the General Staff, General Fayyad bin Hamid Al-Ruwaili.
The Commander-in-Chief presented General Fayyad bin Hamid Al-Ruwaili with the Order of Bahrain of the First Class bestowed upon him by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
The Commander-in-Chief conveyed greetings from HM the King to Saudi Arabia’s Chief of the General Staff for his good efforts and fruitful role in strengthening the fraternal Bahraini-Saudi relations, as well as in enhancing cooperation and coordination in the military and defence fields.
Defence Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General, Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, and Defence Ministry’s Undersecretary, Major-General Shaikh Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, were present.
The Saudi Chief of the General Staff attended the opening session of the 16th edition of the Manama Dialogue 2020 which was held 04 to 06 December under the theme: Middle Eastern Competition for Influence.