166 Afghan police off to Turkey for training
A total of 500 high school graduates have joined the police force after passing their university entrance test, deputy Ministry of Interior spokesman, Dr. Najibullah Nikzad, told a press conference in Kabul.
The 166 recruits had already completed a three-week training course before their departure for Turkey, where they would receive a six-month training at one of the country’s renowned academies, he said.
Before his departure, a recruit named Sher Agha Ibrahimkhel told Pajhwok at the Kabul International Airport that he was happy to be trained in Turkey. “After the training, I will serve my country and people,” Ibrahimkhel said.
Another two similar groups will be leaving for Turkey in next two days, according to Nikzad.
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