Special Services Group trains elite force

LAHORE- Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today attended the passing out parade of the first batch of the Punjab Elite Police Force in Lahore. According to Inter-Services Public Relations, Pakistan Army's commitment to train all law-enforcement agencies is ...

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