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April 16, 2015

Students imparted training on arms handling

Lahore

 
April 16, 2015

LAHORE
STUDENTS and faculty members of University of Management and Technology (UMT) and female probationers of Civil Services Academy spent a day out with troops of Lahore Garrison.
The day-long programme was aimed at imparting self-defence skills and also to enlighten them on state of operational preparedness of Pak Army. The programme ‘Know your Army’ has been initiated to further enhance the morale/motivation and confidence of the youth.
The participants witnessed a demonstration by Quick Reaction Force to combat terrorists and commended the agility and fighting capability of the elements of Light Commando Battalion. They were also imparted technical know how in weapon handling and small arms fire skills.
The programme culminated with flag lowering ceremony at Pak-India joint checkpoint at Ganda Singhwala.
The students were thrilled by smart turnout and bearing combined with immaculate drills by troops of Pakistan Rangers.
They were enthralled by highly charged crowd at the venue, chanting full throated slogans of Pakistan Zindabad. The students evinced keen interest in the programme and lauded the professionalism and resolve of Pakistan Army officers and troops in defending the motherland.

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