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New Delhi : Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju attended the first National Canine seminar organized by National Security Guard (NSG) on NSG Campus, Manesar (Gurugram), Haryana, on September 7, 2017. The NSG, also known as “The Black Cats” of the country, is organizing this two-day seminar.

The theme of the two days National Canine seminar is ”Canine as Tactical Weapon in Fight against Terrorism” with an objective to discuss and deliberate on the techniques of dog training and strategies of deploying the dogs in Counter Terrorism/Counter Insurgency scenario, according to a PIB release. On the second day of the seminar, a workshop on ”Emerging Tools and Practices of Canines Training” will be organized followed by demonstrations of the various nascent equipment by GIGN, a France Special Force.

On this occasion,at a separate function, Kiren Rijiju also flagged off “the NSG’s Motorcycle Expedition, 2017” from NSG Campus, Manesar. It commemorates the NSG’s 33 years service to the nation. The Expedition team will traverse major cities of the country including NSG’s regional hubs at Gandhinagar/Mumbai/Chennai/Hyderabad/Kolkata covering a distance of 7,000 km with an objective of spreading a message of collective responsibility towards the fight against terrorism, according to the PIB release. Sudhir Pratap Singh, DG, NSG, and officers from Defence Forces, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), states police and international & national dignitaries are participating at the seminar.

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