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19-10-2017

Elite Force Passing Out Parade Nowshera Training Center.
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan has said that professional training was playing pivotal role in polishing the capabilities of the jawans and directed the force jawans to equip themselves with all sort of training so as to combat the impending challenges in a befitting manner.

This, he said, while addressing the passing out parade of the upper subordinates at Elite Police Training Center Nowshera today. It was the 1st course of its kind in which upper subordinates i.e ASI, Sub Inspector and Inspector rank officers were trained. Commandant Elite Force, all Regional Police Officers, Deputy Commandant Elite Force and other high ranking police officers largely participated in the function. The police chief informed that it was a matter of great satisfaction that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police was heading toward right direction and has become a full fledge force due to sheer hard work and capable enough to meet any eventuality in a professional manner. The IGP termed the Operational Command Course a milestone in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police history by saying that it will enable the participants to command its sub-ordinates in way to protect the people and safe itself in any operation. The IGP said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has set glorious traditions of professional commitment and devotion to duty for the internal security of the country and has offered countless sacrifices in line of duty. He said that better law and order prevail in the province and the terrorism incidents have reached to its lowest ebb during the last 10 years. The IGP further went on to say that due to internal and external situation terrorism threats still exist however he added that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police was not oblivious of it. He said for this we must maintain and improve our anti-terrorism capacity of our field commanders in the field. The IGP reminded the passed out officers that the knowledge and skills acquired in the course will enable them to command the troops with more confidence added that they will earn respect while commanding men of Elite force on raids and security duties. The IGP termed the course mandatory for all upper sub-ordinates serving in the field which will substantially increase force capacity to fight terrorism and crime. While referring to the police Act 2017 the IGP informed that speedy work is going on it and the Act will be fully implemented in the province within 3 to 4 months times. He further added that Provincial and District Safety Commissions are being constituted and all step so for taken are being consolidated in the Act.

Earlier, the Principal of the Training Centre while presenting the welcome address threw light in details on the training provided to the participants during the course i.e. offensive operations, Target hardining, Basic EOD, Security operations, First Aid, Weapons, FIBUA, Raid, Convey protection, Patrolling, Nakka and Cordon operations.

In a two months course a total of 100 upper sub-ordinates passed out. In over all best performance Sub Inspector Tariq Usman stood first while Sub Inspector Naveed Ahmad and Sub Inspector Iqbaluddin stood 2nd and 3rd respectively in best performance. The IGP distributed course certificates amongst the passed out upper subordinates.

Commandant Elite Force presented a police shield to the IGP on this occasion.