Manama, Feb. 12, (BNA) Director of the National Guard Staff Major General Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa received Dr. Shaikh Abdullah bin Ahmed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for International Affairs and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies (Derasat).
Shaikh Abdulaziz praised the role of the ministry in enhancing the Kingdom's regional and international stature and in activating its international partnerships to consolidate security and regional stability.
He also stressed the work and role of Derasat in research on various local and international issues.
Dr. Shaikh Abdullah hailed the patriotic services provided by the National Guard to protect Bahrain's security and achievements under the leadership of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.
The meeting covered issues of shared interest.