Afghan officersA large number of the Afghan National Army (ANA) officers have completed their training in a prestigious military academy in India.

The Afghan army officers are due to pass out of the academy – Indian Military Academy in Dehradun on Saturady.

The Afghan National Army (ANA) Chief of Staff, Gen. Sher Mohammad Karimi is due to visit India today to attend the passing out parade.

Gen. Karimi will also meet with the top Indian officials during his visit to India, besides reviewing the passing out parade of the indian Military Academy on Saturday.

His visit to India comes shortly after President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani met with the Indian Prime Minister Narendrea Modi on the sidelines of the SAARC Summit in Nepal.

India has been one of the main donors contributing to the reconstruction of Afghanistan during the past 13 years.

The Indian Prime Minister reaffirmed continued support to Afghanistan during the SAARC Summit and said India will stand with Afghanistan “at every step” as a friend and partner.