Interior Minister receives new 5th Fleet Commander

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Manama, Sept. 22 (BNA): Minister of Interior General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa received today new US Naval Forces Central Command, US 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces Commander Vice-Admiral Samuel Paparo.  

Chief of Public Security, Lt-General Tariq Al Hassan, and Coast Guard Commander, Major-General Alaa Siyadi, also attended the meeting.


The Interior Minister welcomed the Commander and wished him the best in his new assignment in serving the interests of the two countries. 

They also reviewed bilateral relations, security cooperation and issues of common interest.