Interior Minister, General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, received US Naval Forces Central Command, US 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces, Vice Admiral James Malloy.

The meeting was attended by US Ambassador to Bahrain, Justin Siberell, and Chief of Public Security Lieutenant-General Tariq Al Hassan.

The Interior Minister welcomed the guest, hailing the strong and strategic partnership between the two countries to support their both interests.

They reviewed bilateral relations, security cooperation and issues of common interest.

The meeting was also attended by Coast Guard Commander and Assistant Chief of Public Security for Operations and Training Affairs.