Manama, Jan. 31 (BNA): His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and Prime Minister, today visited the General Command of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF).
Upon arrival, His Royal Highness was received by the Commander-in-Chief of the BDF, HE Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Minister of Defence, HE Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, the BDF Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Theyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, and a number of senior BDF officers.
HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and Prime Minister emphasised the BDF's important role in advancing the Kingdom’s comprehensive development, led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
His Royal Highness was briefed on the BDF’s development plans and programmes on combat and administrative readiness.
His Royal Highness commended the BDF’s efficiency and military capabilities, which reflect their dedication and role in safeguarding regional security alongside the Kingdom's allies.
HRH the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and Prime Minister expressed pride in the officers of the BDF who continue to safeguard the Kingdom.