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28-02-2017

13th Special Combat Unit and Elite passing out parade
The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Nasir Khan Durrani has said that the Special Combat Unit (SCU) consist of best of the best jawans of the force and capable enough to meet any eventualities in the war against terror effectively.

This, he said while presenting welcome address during the passing out parade of the 13th Basic Elite Course of the Elite jawans and 1st and 2nd course of the Special Combat Unit at the Elite Police Training Center Nowshera today. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak was the chief guest on the occasions. Provincial Ministers, MPAs, Additional IGPs, DIGs, Commandant Elite Force AIGS and other high ranking civil and police officers largely attended the function. The Provincial Police Officer pointed out that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police force was discharging its duty in extremely risky and difficult situation, however, he further went on to say that it was a matter of great pride and satisfaction that police never showed any retract and always fought from the front and gave crushing defeat to the enemy. He said that bravery and courage was in its blood and no force of the country could match the bravery and courage of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police and when he took over the charge of police chief 3 and half years ago he found some lacuna/deficiency in training of the jawans and after that especial attention was given to the training of the jawans and for this purpose seven specialized training schools were established beside two training college/centers at Swabi and Swat. The IGP further added that now the highly trained jawans of the force were repulsing the attacks of the terrorists in different part of the province successfully and added that the foiling of recent attack of the terrorists at Tangi Charsadda was the ample proof of the high professionalism of the force. The IGP informed that question were being raised on the performance of the police of other provinces of the country while people of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa were feeling proud on its force and being commander of the force he feel proud on it. The IGP further elaborated the terrorism was the biggest issue of the province and to give befitting response to it especial attention has been given of capacitating the force obstructing militants and providing relief to the general public. The IGP further revealed that a foreign expert team after its recent visit to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has termed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police one of the bravest force in its report by adding that no force of the world can match its bravery. The IGP stressed the need for a joint efforts against combating terrorism, informed that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police has been made complete professional force after passing the history Police Act 2017 from the Assembly. The IGP also stressed the need for bringing uniformity in the police shuhadda package and salaries of all police forces of the country. Earlier, Commandant Elite Force Syed Akhtar Ali Shah presented a detailed report of the center. He also highlighted various training being provided to the center and confronting problems. He also demanded 20% more increase in the instructors allowance of the center. In the 9th months long course a total of 561 recruits were passed out 429 of Elite from and 132 of Special Combat Unit. Recruits Muhammad Shoaib of Mardan, Nadeem Akhtar of Bannu, Muhammad Shehzad of Bannus, Bismillah Jan Mardan, Fawad Ahmad Swabi, Nustrat Shah Peshawar, Imran Khan Abbottabad, Noorzada Peshawar and Muhammad Waseem of Bannu were declared best cadets in their respective units of the training.

Earlier, the jawans presented different demonstration of heavy firing, Rappelling, Judo Karate and snap firing.

Later on the IGP presented a suniveour to the chief guest.