RAWALPINDI: Joint graduation ceremony of National Integrated Counter Terrorism Course (NICTC) – 9 was held at National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) Pabbi.
Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan was the Chief Guest. 388 individuals of FC, Police, Rangers and other Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) graduated through this batch. Since setting up of NCTC, over 2, 35,000 individuals including international military troops from different countries have been trained by Pakistan Army at this facility. The training was organized on direction from Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa which shall continue to enhance operational efficiency of Police and other Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs).
Speaking on the occasion, the Chief guest appreciated Pakistan Army’s continuous assistance and training support for capacity enhancement of police and other LEAs for counter terrorism operations. He lauded the sacrifices rendered by Armed Forces, civil society, intelligence agencies and other LEAs in fight against terrorism. The event was attended by Lieutenant General Hidayat Ur Rehman Inspector General Training and Evaluation and Inspector General Islamabad Police.
Earlier, on arrival at NCTC Pabbi, the chief guest was received by Lieutenant General Umar Farooq Durrani, Commander Central Command.
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