Bahrain international defence exhibition and conference

16-18 October 2017
Bahrain International
Exhibition & Convention Centre



Bahrain Defense Minister Receive US Delegation

Bahrain Defense Minister Receive US Delegation

20 Apr 2017

Bahrain’s Defense Affairs Minister Lt-General Yusuf bin Ahmed Al Jalahma received a delegation from the US Congress, and discussed cooperation and topics of mutual interest, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.

The meeting was also attended by Bahrain Defense Force Inspector-General Major General Abdulla Hassan Al Nuaimi, Director of Logistics and Supply Major General Ali Sager Al-Nuaimi and Director of Military Cooperation Rear admiral Mohammed Hashim Al Saada.

Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Coast Guard Commander, Brigadier Alaa Siyadi, also received US Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Vice Admiral Sandra Stosz.

The meeting was also attended by US Ambassador to Bahrain, William Roebuck, and US Military Attaché to Bahrain, Colonel Stephen Bosnit.

Brigadier Siyadi highlighted the significance of cooperation in promoting maritime security.

Security cooperation and coordination were discussed, as well as topics of joint interest.

Vice Admiral Stosz was briefed on the Maritime Operation Centre. She praised the cutting-edge technologies followed to provide advanced security services, wishing the Coast Guard Command further progress and success.










The latest BIDEC 2017 updates and other defence and security news in the Middle East
  • The Royal Guard Commander reviewed the latest military technologies showcased in the BIDEC 2017 which took place earlier this week (16-18 October 2017).
  • Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Commander, the first edition of Bahrain International Defense Exhibition and Conference covering air, land and sea is taking place on October 16-18 at Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre.

    Under the auspices of HH Brigadier Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Commander of Bahrain Royal Guard and High Committee Chairman of BIDEC 2017, the organizing Committee held a press conference chaired by Dr. Sheikh Abdulla bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at the Bahrain Centre for Strategic, International and Energy Studies “Derasat” and Spokesperson and Chairman of MEMAC Organizing Committee.

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