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Joint counter-terrorism drill concludes

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 Joint counter-terrorism drill concludes
Joint counter-terrorism drill concludes

(Manama) – In the presence of the Royal Guard Special Force Commander, Major HH Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the joint counter-terrorism drill, “Decisiveness 1”, held at the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), concluded.

The Royal Guard, the Royal Guard Special Force, the Royal Bahrain Naval Force (RNBF), the National Guard and the Interior Ministry participated in the joint exercise, the first of its kind event to be held by the security authorities concerned with combating terrorism, including five entities from three ministries.

A statement on the joint drill’s phases and training programmes was made, and a film on its exercises aimed at rehabilitating and enhancing the competence of the participants was screened.

Then, Major HH Shaikh Khalid presented the participants with certificates, and lauded their outstanding level and high competence.

He asserted that continuous training that brings national competencies and experts from countries that are developed in the field of counter-terrorism together will enable the participants to reach the highest professional levels through training on day and night techniques in various fields and under various circumstances.

He also said that the joint drill aims to unify counter-terrorism methods and agree on solutions to ensure efficiency, accuracy and professionalism while conducting anti-terror operations, which, he explained, will consolidate professionalism in combating terrorism at the national level.

HH Shaikh Khalid lauded the distinguished level of the joint exercise which, he said, enjoys all kinds of support, given its importance in training and rehabilitating the military personnel on efficient counter-terrorism methods.

The Royal Guard Special Force Commander expressed thanks and appreciation to all the participants in the joint drill for the major role they had played throughout it.

He also thanked the drill officials, including officers, non-commissioned officers and trainers, wishing them further success.

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