LPINDI (APP) A fresh batch of 700 trainees have joined Strategic Plans Division (SDP) after successfully completed six months of vigorous advanced training in various realms of nuclear security.
In this regard, an impressive graduation parade of the fresh batch of 700 smartly turned out Security Force trainee officials was held here.
Major General Muhammad Tahir, Director General Security Strategic Plans Division, who was the chief guest on this occasion while addressing the parade expressed his satisfaction on the quality of training imparted, standards acquired, and the motivation of the trainee officials.
He appreciated the efforts made by the instructional staff who had painstakingly trained this latest batch in line with international standards.
Major General M Tahir, reiterated that extensive resources have been made available to train, equip, deploy and sustain an independent and potent security force to meet any and every threat emanating from any quarter. The Director General Security, SPD expressed his firm determination that no stone would be left unturned in making the defence of Countrys Nuclear installations and assets impregnable. It may be re-called that SPD has undertaken a comprehensive plan to significantly augment its existing capacity through induction of additional 8000 personnel in its nuclear security force. This comprises handpicked officers and men, who are physically robust, mentally sharp and equipped with modern weapons and equipment, trained in technical skills to the best international standards and practices.
The rapid accomplishment of the plan would deter and defeat all types of threats against Pakistans Nuclear capability.
The plan is being implemented under the auspices of a state-of-the art Training Academy of SPD, where recently Director General SPD, Lieutenant Gen (retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai had reviewed a graduation parade of a fresh batch of 200 trainee officials.