King hails role of BDF in protecting homeland

His Majesty King Hamad, the Supreme Commander, yesterday received at Safriya Palace BDF Commander-in-Chief Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Defence Minister Lieutenant General Abdulla Al Nuaimi and BDF Chief of Staff Lt Gen Dhiyab bin Saqr Al Nuaimi.

They congratulated the King on the holy month of Ramadan, wishing him good health and happiness and the kingdom and its people further security, progress and stability.

His Majesty also exchanged with them Ramadan greetings.

The King took pride in the BDF servicemen, hailing their efforts to preserve Bahrain’s achievements and protect citizens with courage and determination.

He lauded the BDF’s contributions to the national campaign to combat the coronavirus (Covid-19), hailing keenness to provide highly equipped medical facilities for citizens and residents.

His Majesty expressed confidence in the efforts led by His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Premier, to combat Covid-19, hailing the efficient and successful precautionary measures to contain the pandemic.

The King praised the response of citizens to the initiative of his representative for humanitarian work and youth affairs, National Security Adviser and Royal Guard Commander Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa.

His Majesty paid tribute to citizens who responded to the ‘Feena Khair’ campaign to combat the Covid-19 pandemic, thus showing their patriotism, loyalty, devotion and solidarity for the sake of the nation, extending thanks to traders, businessmen, companies, banks, societies, expatriates, individuals and all other contributors.

The King reiterated thanks to the military and civil medical and nursing teams who are standing in the front line and combating the pandemic bravely, determined to succeed and deliver the best of services to citizens and residents.

He praised the medical and nursing teams for their courage, devotion and noble stances and described them as inspiring role models to all citizens, paying tribute to the Bahraini men and women who answered the call of the nation and volunteered massively to contribute to this sublime patriotic duty.

His Majesty also extended Ramadan greetings to all BDF servicemen, in Bahrain and abroad, wishing them success.




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