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CM praises army trainers at Eagle Squad passing-out parade

By Saleem Shahid 2018-10-17
QUETTA: Sacrifices rendered by personnel of security agencies and the courage displayed by common people helped the authorities restore peace and tranquillity in Balochistan, said Chief Minister Jam Kamal Khan on Tuesday.

Speaking at the passing-out parade of the third batch of Eagle Squad which consisted of 200 personnel, Mr Khan lauded the improvement in the law and order situation. The Eagle Squad completed its training under theguidance of Pakistan Army.

Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Asim Saleem Bajwa, IG Police Mohsin Butt, provincial ministers and senior military and civil officers were present on the occasion.

Army had been training the force on modern lines to help them in wiping out terrorists from the face of the earth, Mr Khan said, adding that the provincial government was conducting the training of police and Levies personnel under the Army`s command which had yielded positive results and also boosted the moral ofsecurity forces.

The chief minister said the police and Levies forces had become a striking force after completing their training. Since terrorists were using modern weapons, hence police and Levies force were also trained on modern lines and equipped with latest weapons, he said.

It was a matter of great satisfaction that Quetta re-emerged as a peaceful city after fighting extreme violence and terrorism in the last decade. Number of targeted killings had reduced after the deployment of the Eagle Squadinstreets,he added.