Manama, Jan. 13 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, today paid a visit to the General Command of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF).
Upon arrival, HM the King was welcomed by the BDF Commander-in-Chief, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, and Minister of Defence Affairs, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al Nuaimi.
HM King Hamad was accompanied by National Security Advisor and Royal Guard Commander, Major-General HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
While receiving a briefing about the BDF’s development plans, HM the King expressed pride in the BDF and its brave personnel, stressing that BDF affiliates enjoy his great appreciation, and are always a source of pride for Bahrain and its people.
HM King Hamad extended thanks to all BDF personnel for their patriotic efforts of safeguarding the gains and achievements of Bahrain and its people, as well as for their constant vigilance and readiness to carry out their duties, in light of the rapidly unfolding developments in the region.
HM the King affirmed that Bahrain always hopes that security and peace prevail in the region and the entire world.
HM the King, the Supreme Commander, wished all BDF servicemen continuous success in carrying out their noble duties.