RAWALPINDI: A batch of 397 cops of Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) including 39 females passed out on Saturday after completing 5-month basic training.
The passing out parade was held at Military Training Centre. DG ANF Major General Nasir Dilawar Shah HI (M) graced the occasion as chief guest.
The occasion was attended by high ranking military & civil officers, heads of LEAs institutions, foreign dignitaries, diplomats, representatives from related departments, relatives of recruits and media persons.
While addressing the occasion, DG ANF congratulated the recruits and their relatives and expected high-hopes for their future assignments. He thanked Pakistan Army for making the training centre available and in provision of quality training to ANF.
DG’s cane was awarded to over all best recruit SI Hafiz Tajwar Hayat and Commandant ANF Academy Medal to ASI Hira Hussain.
In recent past, ANF carried out fresh recruitment of 55 Sub-Inspectors, 52 ASIs and 290 constables, including 39 females. Giving top priority to training, ANF sought assistance of Pakistan Army for a comprehensive and objective training at Azad Kashmir Regimental Centre, Mansar Camp, Attock.
Military cooperation included training in fields of drill, physical training, firing, weapon handling, unarmed combat, field craft, security, survival techniques, raids at inhabited areas and response to impromptu situations.
ANF Faculty remained hand-in-glove with Military Instructors and imparted training in the fields of criminal law, police rules, criminal investigation, police station administration, narcotics studies, human rights, regional ethics and service rules.
On special directive of DG ANF, recruit training was designed to transform new inductees into quality LEAs, both in professional and moral stature.
Special emphasis was laid on character building, discipline, dress/ turn-out and devotion to duty.
Pre-course formalities included preparation of a thoroughly deliberated curriculum. Theoretical discourse was appropriately followed by practical exercises. Emphasis was laid to confront crises situations, necessitating its independent handling.
Endeavor was also made to polish the physical and mental abilities, commensurating with contemporary field requirements. Induction of young blood in the Force is being augmented with focused positioning, that is, “Right Man for the Right Job”.