Manama : Field Marshal Shaikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), today met MIURA Jun, Director General for International Affairs at the Defence Policy Bureau of the Japanese Ministry of Defence, who is on visit to the kingdom to participate in the 19th edition of the IISS-Manama Dialogue.
Lieutenant-General Abdulla bin Hassan Al Noaimi, Defence Affairs Minister, was present.
The BDF chief affirmed the depth of the Bahraini-Japanese relations across various fields, especially regarding joint military cooperation.
During the meeting, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation and Exchange was signed between the Bahrain Defence Force and the Japanese Ministry of Defence to enhance military relations between the two countries.
Major-General Shaikh Ali bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Assistant Chief of Staff for Human Resources, and MIURA Jun, Director General for International Affairs at Defence Policy Bureau of the Japanese Ministry of Defence, signed the MoU.