LAHORE: In a programme ‘Know your Army’ to further enhance the morale and confidence of the youth, a large group of students and faculty members of University of Management and Technology Lahore and female probationers of Civil Services Academy spent a day out with troops of Lahore Garrison on Wednesday.

The day-long programme was aimed at imparting self defence skills and also to enlighten them on state of operational preparedness of Pak-Army.

They witnessed a demonstration by Quick Reaction Force to combat terrorists and commended the agility and fighting capability of the elements of Light Commando Battalion. They were also imparted technical knowhow in weapon handling and small arms fire skills.

The programme culminated with flag lowering ceremony at Pak-India joint check post at Ganda Singhwala. The students were thrilled by smart turnout and bearing combined with immaculate drills by troops of Pakistan Rangers.

They were enthralled by highly charged crowd at the venue, chanting full throated slogans of Pakistan Zindabad. The students evinced keen interest in the programme and lauded the professionalism and resolve of Pakistan Army officers and troops in defending the motherland.–Staff Reporter