Afghan army officersA total of 44 Afghan National Army (ANA) officers were graduated from the prestigious Indian Military Academy after completing their training.

The Afghan National Army Chief of Staff, Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi, attended the passing out ceremony today and was a chief guest of the ceremony.

The graduated Afghan National Army officers are expected to join the army in the near future after completing their training.

“A total of 665 Gentlemen cadets including 64 from friendly foreign countries passed out from the Indian Military Academy,” a statement by the Indian embassy in Kabul said.

The statement further added “In the past a large number of the Afghan National Army (ANA) officers have completed their training in this prestigious military academy and have come back as professional soldiers to serve their motherland.”

Gen. Karimi is in India on an official visit where he is expected to meet with top Indian military officials, including the Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag and discuss the strengthening of Bilateral Cooperation.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.