A batch of 500 personnel from both the military and law enforcement agencies has successfully completed counter-terrorism training provided by the Pakistan Army, a statement issued by the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) on Friday said.
The batch included personnel from the Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Frontier Corps (Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa), Anti-Narcotics Force, Strategic Plans Division, Army Strategic Forces Command, Defence Services Guard, Pakistan Rangers (Sindh and Punjab) and Azad Jammu and Kashmir police, the statement added.
The graduating officials are the fifth batch to complete the National Integrated Counter-Terrorism Course (NICTC). So far, a total of 2,300 law enforcement personnel from all over Pakistan have been trained at the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) in Pabbi.
Mangla Corps Commander Lieutenant-General Umar Farooq Durrani witnessed the closing ceremony.
Published in The Express Tribune, March 5th, 2016.
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