The first annual passing out parade ceremony of Police Training School Shah Mansoor in Swabi took place on Monday.
At least 300 personnel marched in the parade after which they were inducted into the police force. K-P Elite Force IGP Tariq Javed was awarded the guard of honour.
During the ceremony, IGP Javed said, “K-P is gifted with the best forces.” He congratulated the new recruits for successfully completing the training and wished them luck for their future. The IGP said police in Swabi fought bravely against militants under the guidance of DPO Sajjad Khan. “The new entrants are now a part of the same force,” he added.
The new recruits took oath, vowing to serve the country. Exhibitions of various skills took place, including karate, boxing and archery.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 30th, 2015.