Pak Rangers gets first officer from Sikh community
Islamabad: Amarjeet Singh has become the first Sikh to be inducted as an officer in the paramilitary Pakistan Rangers, following closely on the heels of other members of minority communities who have joined the Army and foreign service.
Amarjeet, 25, a Sub-Inspector in the Pakistan Rangers, recently completed his training at the Rangers Academy in Mandi Bahauddin. He is a resident of Nanakna Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak.
He was among 763 officials who passed out from the Rangers Academy. Expressing jubilation on completing the rigorous training, Amarjeet vowed to serve Pakistan and said he was ready to sacrifice his life for the country.
Lt Gen Nadeem, the Army`s Corps Commander for Mangla, said Amarjeet`s level of motivation was the same as that of other officers.
Nearly four years ago, Harcharan Singh, also a resident of Nankana Sahib, was selected as the first Sikh officer in the Pakistan Army.
In August, Gyan Chand became the first Hindu to join Pakistan`s foreign service.
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