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BDF Commander receives US Central Command Commander

BDF Commander receives US Central Command Commander


Manama, Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, the Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), received General Michael Kurilla, the Commander of the United States Central Command.

The Commander-in-Chief lauded the longstanding Bahraini-US relations and their ongoing development, highlighting the interest in continuing to develop military cooperation and coordination.

The Commander-in-Chief hosted a luncheon for the Commander of the US Central Command and the accompanying delegation at the BDF Officers’ Club.

The meeting was attended by Lieutenant General Abdullah bin Hassan Al Noaimi, the Defence Affairs Minister; Lieutenant General Theyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi, the Chief of Staff of the BDF; Vice Admiral George M. Wikoff, Commander of the US Fifth Fleet; and Colonel Christopher Floyd, the US military attaché at the US embassy in Bahrain.

Source: Bahrain News Agency