MANAMA -- The Commander-in-Chief of the Bahrain Defence Force, Field Marshal Sheikh Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, yesterday received the Commander of the US Fifth Fleet and Commander of US Naval Forces Central Commander, Vice-Admiral Kevin Donegan.

According to the Bahrain News Agency, the Commander-in-Chief lauded Bahrain - US relations and praised their steady growth, especially at the military level. The parties also discussed issues of common interest.

Source: Emirates News Agency