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National Guard of Pakistan

Pakistan National Guard
Active 1994–present
Country  Pakistan
Branch Paramilitary forces of Pakistan
Type Paramilitary
Role Law enforcement/Border patrol
Size 185,000
Part of  Pakistan Army
Garrison/HQ Classified

The 185,000-member National Guard, is a paramilitary force comprising the Mujahid force and the Janbaz Force, a locally recruited militia mainly charged with air defense, and two programs similar to the United States Reserve Officers Training Corps, the National Cadet Corps and the Women's Guard.[1] The Women's Guard, unlike the National Cadet Corps, included individuals trained in nursing, welfare, and clerical work. There were also some women in the Janbaz Force, and a very small number of women were recruited into the regular service in limited numbers to perform medical and educational work. The National Cadet Corps was disbanded a 14 years ago.[2]

References

  1. ^ [ https://www.pakistanarmy.gov.pk/AWPReview/TextContent.aspx?pId=18&rnd=157]
  2. ^ [ http://www.refworld.org/docid/3df4be8c20.html]

See also

External links

  • Pakistan Defence
  • Pakistan Army
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