His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander visited the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF)’s General Command yesterday. Upon arrival, His Majesty was welcomed by BDF Commander-in-Chief Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Defence Affairs General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Nuaimi, Chief of Staff General Dhiab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, and senior BDF officers.
His Majesty was accompanied by Royal Guard Commander His Highness Major-General Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa. His Majesty held a meeting with senior officers during and discussed the BDF’s development plans. His Majesty expressed pride in the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF) patriotic servicemen, reaffirming the confidence in the team. The BDF officers expressed congratulations to His Majesty on the anticipated advent of the blessed month of Ramadan, wishing Bahrain many happy returns in blessing and prosperity under His Majesty’s leadership.
His Majesty tasked them to convey his greetings and congratulations to all the brave BDF men on this blessed occasion at their various worksites, wishing many happy returns of this blessed occasion to our beloved Bahrain and the Arab and Islamic nation in prosperity and welfare.
His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa also visited the BDF-affiliated Royal Guard where His Majesty was welcomed by His Highness Major-General Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of the Royal Guard, and several Royal Guard officers saluted His Majesty the Supreme Commander. His Majesty was briefed on the Royal Guard important duties which it performs efficiently as well as its development plans.