Pakistan Military Academy[6
Abbotabad 1947 Training Pakistan Army
The Pakistan Military Academy at Kakul (PMA), also known as PMA Kakul, is a military academy in Kakul, Abbottabad that offers two-year accredited federal service military education. The Pakistan Military Academy is similar in function to Sandhurst, Saint-Cyr, and West Point, and provides training to the officers of Pakistan Army and Allied countries. The academy has four training battalions, and 16 companies. Approximately 2,000 invited guests from over 34 countries tour the facility each year. Many close allies of Pakistan send their own cadets and officers to receive premier training in modern military doctrine at PMA.On July 22, 2015 the COAS inaugurated the incoming 4th battalion for training.