(Manama) – National Guard Commander, Lieutenant-General HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa Al Khalifa, received the Director-General of the Pakistani Inter-Services Intelligence agency (ISI), Lieutenant-General Naveed Mukhtar, and his accompanying delegation, in the presence of the National Guard Staff-Director, Major-General Shaikh Abdulaziz bin Saud Al Khalifa.
The National Guard Commander affirmed the strength of the Bahraini-Pakistani relations and cooperation in various fields, calling for the need to enhance military cooperation with brotherly and friendly countries to ensure the stability of the region in the midst of the current threats to its countries.
He expressed the kingdom’s pride in the existing distinguished relations between its military institutions, including the National Guard, and their Pakistani counterparts.
HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa lauded the strides made the Pakistani armed forces and its bodies in the fields of combating terrorism and ensuring the security and stability of the region, wishing Pakistan further progress and prosperity.
Pakistan’s ISI director-general lauded the advanced level of the Bahraini-Pakistani relations, stressing the importance of enhancing bilateral military cooperation and exchange further, and of carrying out joint drills.
The meeting discussed areas of joint cooperation, as well as bilateral military coordination and cooperation, and exchange of intelligence information.
National Security Agency President, Lieutenant-General Adel bin Khalifa Al-Fadhel accompanied the Pakistani delegation.
National Guard Commander’s Office Director, Brigadier-General Abdulrahman Al-Sa’ad, was also present.