LAHORE: Graduation ceremony of 38 newly inducted officers of Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) was being held at ANF Academy. Director General Anti Narcotics Force, Major General Malik Zafar Iqbal was Chief Guest.
Commandant ANF Academy welcomed the Chief Guest and other guests including families of passed-out officers. A total of 38 officers passed-out, which included 2 Deputy Directors, 11 Assistant Directors and 25 Inspectors. All trainees were inducted in ANF through Federal Public Service Commission.
Major General Malik Zafar Iqbal congratulated the passed out officers and their families.
Addressing on the occasion, he said that it was a matter of great satisfaction for him that the performance of ANF in year 2013 has crossed all previous records in seizures, prosecution and treatment. “This reflects dedication and hard work of ANF as a whole” he added.
He also appreciated training faculty on their professional and devoted efforts, because of which ANF Academy is being recognized as centre of excellence, nationally and internationally. He expressed hope that the fresh blood will make remarkable contribution in ANF, hence paving a way to make Pakistan and this globe a drug free society.
The Commandant ANF Academy, highlighting the salient features of training, apprised that this course was of six months duration and the curriculum comprised disciplines of law, regulations and policies, intelligence gathering, weapon training, physical, un-armed combat, drill, service, discipline matters and technical gadgets.
In addition, the officers were also apprised with inter Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) liaison, discipline, norms of service, integrity management, comradeship, etiquettes, courtesy and life-style adaption.
He said that training was basically designed to transform new inductees into quality LEAs personnel, both in professional and moral stature. While presenting review of Academy performance, the Commandant apprised that in year 2013 a total of 40 courses were organized, in which training was imparted to 9 foreign students, 242 other LEAs students and 501 ANF students.