Web Desk (24 News) — Chief of Army Staff (COAS) visited SSG training area at Terbela to witness completion of eight weeks long Counter Terrorism Training of Nigerian Special Forces Battalion by Pak Army SSG team on Thursday.
According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Nigerian contingent comprised of 440 trainees including 26 officers. COAS appreciated standard of training imparted and the results attained by the trainee contingent. COAS said that terrorism is a menace that requires a collective response. Pakistan Army has vast experience of 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 Genera Training & Evaluation (IGT&E) Lt Gen Hidayat ur Rehman, Commander Rawalpindi Corps Lt Gen Nadeem Raza, GOC SSG and Acting Nigerian High Commissioner, Mr Salisu Murtala Isa were also present.