In an impressive ceremony, a batch of 450 security soldiers of the Strategic Plans Division passed out from the Frontier Force Regimental Centre at Abbotabad today. Commander Army Strategic Force Command (ASFC) Lt General Tariq Nadeem Gilani was the Chief Guest.
A day earlier, a similar batch had passed out at the Baloch Regimental Centre. Addressing the successful trainees, the Chief Guest appreciated the high standards of training achieved and highlighted the responsibilities and challenges ahead. He urged the soldiers to discharge their duties with utmost commitment and dedication so as to come up to the nation’s expectations.
He appreciated the instructional staff of Regimental Centre that had trained this batch in line with international standards. Highlighting the significance and enormous contribution of HQ Security Division (SPD) Commander ASFC said that the organization has made valuable contributions towards the security of strategic installations of the country.
The organization has attained international standards in a short span of time, he added. He also commended the progressive outlook of the organization and its focus in security matters. It may be recalled that the SPD has undertaken a comprehensive plan to significantly augment the capacity of its force to ensure fool proof security of strategic assets. Nuclear security is a special focus area and efforts to inculcate a nuclear security culture is deeply rooted in the nuclear establishment.