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250 female police cadets complete training in Turkey

250 female police cadets complete training in Turkey

Jan 05, 2017 - 22:17

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): As many as 250 female police cadets from Afghanistaninfo-icon completed a four-month training programme at a school in the Sivas province of Turkey on Thursday, a news report said.

On Sept. 2, the female police cadets joined Sivas Police Vocational School for training, including courses on law, handling and firing weapons, directing traffic, crime scene investigation and combating terrorism.

Daily Saba reported the womeninfo-icon had been receiving training in Turkey under a cooperation agreement signed between the two countries in 2011. Turkey has already trained about 3,000 Afghan cadets, over 1,000 of them women.

Afghan Deputy Interior Minister Taj Mohammad Jahed, speaking at the graduation ceremony, commended contribution from Turkey to Afghanistan's development efforts. "In the last 15 years, Turkey assumed an important role to help Afghanistan stand on its feet."

PANinfo-icon Monitor/mud

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