Passing-out parade of SPD’s response force held


Strategic Plans Division (DG Lt-Gen (retd) Khalid Ahmed Kidwai, Director General SPD), has said that all available resources had been put in place to safeguard the national strategic assets of the country comprehensively.
While reviewing an impressive passing-out parade of the first ever, newly raised, Special Response Force (SRF), at the SPD Training Academy near Rawalpindi, he said the addition of SRF to SPD’s security force marked the achievement of a qualitative milestone in its rapid response capability, said a press release issued here by ISPR.
Addressing the newly passing-out SRF troops, Lt-Gen (retd) Kidwai expressed deep satisfaction over the high standard achieved in unequivocal terms. “You were chosen, well trained and have been tasked to perform a very important task, and I am sure if ever challenged, your response will serve to make an example of any potential aggressor.” He urged the men to discharge their duties with utmost commitment, sincerity and with national pride.
It is note worthy that this is the first ever specialised force that has passed out from the SPD Academy. The training was well chalked out and delineated in which highly qualified instructors from Pakistan’s elite special services group and a number of other experts in security and crisis management trained the new force.
The chief guest congratulated the successful personnel and conveyed his special thanks to all the faculty members and instructors for their good work. Earlier, on arrival at the academy, he was received by SPD Director General (Security) Major General Muhammad Tahir.