Bahrain international defence exhibition and conference

16-18 October 2017
Bahrain International
Exhibition & Convention Centre



Bahrain Royal Guard Commander Receives Special Duty Force Participants

Bahrain Royal Guard Commander Receives Special Duty Force Participants

06 Jun 2017

Brigadier General Sheikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa (photo), Commander of the Bahrain Royal Guard, received participants of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Special Duty Force as part of Arab Coalition Forces’ Operation Restore Hope in Yemen, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.

Sheikh Nasser welcomed the BDF Special Duty Force participants, expressing gratitude and appreciation of their loyal efforts in the performance of their sanctimonious national duty within the Arab Coalition Forces in support of the legitimacy in Yemen led by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Senior BDF officers and relatives of the BDF Special Duty Force participants also attended the reception.

Meanwhile, Bahrain’s Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, this evening held an Iftar banquet at the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF) Officers’ Club.

HRH Crown Prince was welcomed by BDF Commander-in-Chief, Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of State for Defense Affairs, Lieutenant General Yousif bin Ahmed Al Jalahma, BDF’s Chief of Staff, Lieutenant General Theyab bin Saqer Al Noaimi, and a number of senior BDF officers

The Crown Prince highlighted the BDF’s many achievements under the leadership of HM King Hamad, and praised the BDF’s firm commitment to safeguarding the Bahrain's security and stability

The Crown Prince also highlighted the BDF’s role in intensifying collaboration with regional and international partners, which he said is vital to maintaining regional security

The Crown Prince extended his best wishes to BDF officers on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, remarking that Ramadan plays an important role in reinforcing the Islamic principles of peace and compassion

On behalf of the BDF, the Commander-in-Chief extended his best wishes to His Royal Highness on the occasion of the holy month of Ramadan, and expressed his confidence that the people of Bahrain will continue to enjoy progress and prosperity under the leadership of HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa.










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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