Rawalpindi - The passing out parade of Anti Narcotics Force (ANF) was held at the Azad Kashmir Regimental Centre, Mansar Camp, Attock yesterday.

On the occasion, Director General (DG) ANF Major General Nasir Dilawar Shah HI (M) was the chief guest. However, Minister for Interior and Narcotics Control Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan could not attend the event because of bad weather condition.

A batch of 397 ANF recruits, including 39 females passed out after Basic Training of five months. The ceremony was also attended by high ranking military civil officers, heads of LEAs institutions, foreign dignitaries/diplomats and representatives from related departments, relatives of recruits. 

DG ANF Major General Nasir Dilawar congratulated the recruits and their relatives and hoped high for their future assignments. He thanked Pakistan Army for making the training centre available and in provision of quality training to ANF. The 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, The 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, Un-armed 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.