TARBELA, June 08 (TNS): Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday said that terrorism is a menace that requires a collective response.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), he expressed these views during his visit to Special Service Group (SSG) training area at Tarbela to witness completion of eight weeks long Counter Terrorism Training of Nigerian Special Forces Battalion by Pak Army SSG team.
The Nigerian contingent comprised of 440 trainees including 26 officers. The COAS appreciated standard of training imparted and the results attained by the trainee contingent.
He said, “Pakistan Army has vast experience of Counter Terrorism (CT) operations as well as modern training facilities and we are happy to play a part in enabling CT response of multiple friendly countries.”
Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E) Lt Gen Hidayat-ur-Rehman, Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lt Gen Nadeem Raza, General Officer Commanding (GOC) SSG and Acting Nigerian High Commissioner, Salisu Murtala Isa were also present on the occasion.