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Canadian military official praises ANSF

Canadian military official praises ANSF

Nov 13, 2013 - 15:03

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): The Canadian Joint Operations Command chief has praised the improvement shown by Afghan National Security Forces (ANSFinfo-icon) in recent years.

Wrapping up a three-day engagement with Canadian troops within the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) framework, Lt. Gen. Stuart A. Beare was pleased with their progress.

In a statement from ISAF, he said: “I am heartened to see how much progress the ANSF have made over the years, enabled by the collective service and sacrifice of the men and womeninfo-icon of the Canadian Armed Forces, our international partners and Afghans themselves.”

Beare acknowledged while challenges still existed, progress was being made. He recognised the efforts, contributions and successes of the Canadian forces in Afghanistaninfo-icon.”

He met senior officials from defence and interior ministries, as well ISAF and the Canadian embassy. He also visited Canadian troops and led the final Canadian Remembrance Day ceremony in Afghanistan.



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