Afghan army officers take part in their graduation ceremony in Kabul, capital of Afghanistan, on Feb. 26, 2018. A total of 528 newly graduated officers including nine women were enlisted in Afghan National Army here on Monday. (Xinhua/Rahmat Alizadah)
Kabul, Feb. 26 (Xinhua) -- A total of 528 newly graduated officers including nine women commissioned to Afghan National Army (ANA) on Monday.
The newly graduated officer after completion of a four-year military education in the country's prestigious military academy the Marshal Fahim National Defense University and receiving certificates commissioned to the country's national army to serve the nation, Afghan president Mohammad Ashraf Ghani said in his speech at the distribution certificate ceremony.
"Graduation of young officers and their commission to the national army to serve the nation increases the optimism among Afghans for winning the war, achieving lasting peace and better future," president Ghani said in his speech.
More than 3,000 cadets have received military training in the Marshal Fahim National Defense University over the past five years.