Joint Closing Ceremony of National Integrated Counter Terrorism Course and Capacity Enhancement Course FC KP
On May 04, 2017 graduation/closing ceremony of National Integrated Counter Terrorism Course-10 (NICTC-10) and Capacity Enhancement Course-3 for Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was held at National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) Pabbi.
Commander 1 Corps Lieutenant General Azhar Saleh Abbasi was the Chief Guest. The Joint Closing Ceremony was also attended by Major General Syed Aamer Raza General Commanding Office Headquarters 37 Division, Brigadier Yousaf Majoka Deputy Inspector General Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Karim Khan Deputy Inspector General Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and other officials from various departments. These courses are in the continuation of series of special training being organized by the Army for the capacity enhancement of our Sister Services and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs). The NICTC-10 included 380 individuals from 16 different departments including Sister Services, Police, Rangers, Defence Services Guards, Anti Narcotics Force, Pakistan Coast Guards, Strategic Planning Divison and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) while Capacity Enhancement Course for Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa included 288 all ranks form Frontier Corps Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Earlier during the day, Chief of Sri Lankan Army Lieutenant General A.W.J. Crishantha de Silva along with his team of senior military officials visited NCTC Pabbi and witnessed the performance/training of NICTC-10 and FC KP CEC-3 in which the trainees displayed excellent skills of counter terrorism training. Lieutenant General Hidayat Ur Rehman Inspector General Training and Evaluation and Major General Muhammad Chiragh Haider Director General Military Training were also present during the visit.
Ever since its inception, thousands of trainees from LEAs, Pakistan Air Force and Pakistan Navy along with foreign trainees from numerous friendly countries have been trained at this renowned institution of Pakistan Army. Commander 1 Corps lauded the efforts of National Counter Terrorism Centre in enhancing the capacity of LEAs and contributing to national cause of fight against terrorism. He paid homage to the sacrifices of our Sister Services and Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) in general and Pakistan Army in particular. He also highlighted the success of Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad which is in progress all over the country. Commander 1 Corps later interacted with trainees and invitees from LEAs and reiterated the national resolve to fight the menace of terrorism.