On Friday, 13th of July, 2018, at the premises of the Officers’ Club of Armed Forces (OCAF), the graduation ceremony for the 1st Class of the Joint Language Institute of Armed Forces (JLIAF) took place, on which students of the Chinese, Arabic and Turkish language courses received their language certificates.
In total, 24 officers of the Armed Forces graduated as follows:
• 7 officers (6 Hellenic Army and 1 Hellenic Air Force) from the Chinese language course, which duration of 8 months.
• 7 officers (5 Hellenic Army, 1 Hellenic Navy and 1 Hellenic Air Force) from the Arabic language course, with duration of 8 months.
• 10 officers (9 Hellenic Army and 1 Hellenic Air Force) from the Turkish language course, with duration of 4 months.
The certificates were rewarded from the Director of the 2nd branch of the Hellenic Armed Forces General Staff (HAFGS), Rear Admiral Stylianos Petrakis, while representatives from the Ministries of Defense of Egypt and China attended the ceremony.