Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, received, at the BDF General Commander yesterday, the Commander of the United States Central Command, General Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., and his accompanying delegation.

Defence Affairs Minister, Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al-Nuaimi, and Chief of Staff, Lieutenant-General Dhiyab bin Saqr Al-Nuaimi, were present.

The Commander-in-Chief welcomed the Commander of US Central Command and his accompanying delegation, and lauded the depth of the long-standing relations between the two friendly countries, as well as ways to enhance them.

He also praised the steady progress of bilateral military cooperation.