31 Afghan National Army cadets graduate from Indian Military Academy

NEW DELHI: The Afghan National Army (ANA) cadets comprised the majority of the Foreign Gentlemen Cadets (FGCs) during the 137th graduation ceremony of the Indian Military Academy . Held in Dehradun city of India , 31 Afghan army cadets participated in the graduation ceremony along with 19 cadets from other countries. The 50 Foreign Gentlemen Cadets (FGCs) were part of 519 cadets graduated from the Indian Military Academy on Saturday. Afghan army Jawad Ehsani quoted in a report by a local newspaper said the training at the IMA would help them neutralise terrorists in their country. Ehsani further added he would share warfare techniques and counter-insurgency skills with his fellow officers when he joins the Afghan army. This comes as 15 cadets of the Afghan National Army (ANA) completed their training at the Indian Army’s Officers Training Academy and were commissioned as officers. The Afghan army cadets were among 279 cadets who passed out of the academy on Saturday during a parade in the presence of General Officer, Commanding-in-Chief of Army’s Eastern Command, Lt Gen Praveen Bakshi.(Khaama)

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