Manama, June 23 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, paid a visit today to the General Command of Bahrain Defence Force (BDF).
He was welcomed upon arrival by Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, National Security Advisor, Royal Guard Commander Major General HH Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Royal Guard Special Force Commander Lieutenant Colonel HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Minister of Defense Lieutenant-General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi and senior officers.
HM King Hamad lauded the success achieved in the previous training season and the imminent start of preparations for the next training season according to advanced plans to continue boosting competencies and capabilities.
The Supreme Commander praised the steady advances in the practical and theoretical training of the BDF and congratulated the graduates, from Bahrain and other countries, of the 14th joint command and staff course at the BDF.
HM the King also praised the remarkable competence of the BDF staff and commended their outstanding valor and courage in all the tasks entrusted to them, and stressed that they are always up to the responsibility and merit trust and appreciation.
HM King Hamad wished the valiant affiliates of the BDF success in their various positions in Bahrain and abroad.