His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa has today allocated 163,300 squares metres to expand the frontline headquarters of the Joint Peninsula Shield Force, in recognition of its pivotal role.

HM the King, incumbent president of the GCC session, ordered the land plot to be allocated out of keenness on bolstering joint GCC collective defence. The Royal initiative marked the official opening of the frontline headquarters of the joint Peninsula Shield Force.

The inaugural ceremony was held under the patronage of Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Premier and Defence Minister His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud and other GCC defence ministers. […]