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20 Jun 2017

Bahrain’s Defense Chief Receives US 5th Fleet Commander

Bahrain’s Defense Chief Receives US 5th Fleet Commander

Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defense Force (BDF), Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received at the BDF’s General Command, the Commander of US Naval Forces Central Command, and the Commander of the US Fifth Fleet, Admiral Donegan Kevin, and his accompanying delegation.

Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Dhiab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi was also present.

The Commander-in-Chief lauded the Bahrain-US relations, and hailed their steady growth, especially at the military level.

They also discussed issues of mutual concern according to Bahrain News Agency (BNA).

Director of the BDF General Command’s Court, Major-General Hassan Mohammed Saad, Inspector-General, Major General Abdulla Hassan Al-Nuaimi, Assistant Chief of Staff for Supply and Catering, Rear Admiral Yussef Ahmed Malallah, Director of Military Cooperation, Rear Admiral Mohammed Abdulla Al-Sada, the US Ambassador to Bahrain, William Roebuck, and the US Military Attaché to Bahrain, Colonel Steven Vincent, also attended.