COAS Meets with Bahrain’s Leadership

Security Cooperation Discussed, Witnessed Closing Ceremony of Al BADAR-V

Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa visited Bahrain on an official visit from January 6-8, 2021.
There, the COAS called on His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin lsa Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as Commander-in-Chief Bahrain Defence Forces, His Excellency Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa and Commander Bahrain National Guard, His Royal Highness General Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa. During the meeting matters of mutual interest, bilateral defense and security cooperation along with the regional security situation in the Middle East came under discussion. 
Bahraini leadership reaffirmed their special relationship with Pakistan and also pledged to keep working for even better relations between the two brotherly countries.

During this visit, COAS was presented with the Bahrain Order (First Class) by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa for making significant contributions in defense cooperation between the two countries. Later on, COAS also witnessed the closing ceremony of Pak-Bahrain joint military exercise AL BADAR-V at Sakhir Camp. He appreciated the standard of training and the results attained. Speaking on the significance of the joint exercise COAS said, “The exercise signifies the joint efforts of both nations against terrorism.”


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