Shaikh Khalifa receives General Sir David Richards

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Manama, Mar. 9 (BNA) -- Commander-in-Chief of Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa received here today Chief of Staff of the British armed forces General Sir David Richards and the delegation accompanying him.

During the meeting, they reviewed the friendly relations joining the two countries, especially the cooperation and coordination in military and defense fields and ways of enhancing them. Defense Affairs Minister Lieutenant General Doctor Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Cheif of Staff Major General Shaikh Duaij bin Salman Al Khalifa, Director of the General Command Court Major General Yousif Ahmed Al Jalahma, General Inspector Major General Abdullah Hassan Al Noaimi, Deputy British Ambassador to Bahrain Robert Potter, Planning, Management and Technical Director Brigadier General Bahri Yousif Ahmed Mal Allah, Director of Military Cooperation Colonel Shaikh Ahmed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa and British military attach to the Kingdom Major Bill Scarth were all part of the meeting. WOA/E M BNA 1248 GMT 2011/03/09