08 September 2020
HRH Crown Prince meets the newly appointed Commander of the US 5th Fleet
His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today met remotely with the newly appointed Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet, Vice Admiral Samuel Paparo.
During the meeting, HRH the Crown Prince highlighted the long-standing ties between Bahrain and the US and underscored the importance of further strengthening bilateral cooperation, particularly within military and defence, in order to consolidate regional security, stability and peace.
HRH the Crown Prince welcomed Vice Admiral Paparo, wishing him success on his new appointment.
Regional and international topics of common interest were also discussed.