India, Nepal begin joint military exercise to counter terrorism

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The 15th India-Nepal combined battalion level military training exercise ‘SURYA KIRAN’ commenced at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand today.


During the two-week exercise, an Infantry Battalion each from the Indian Army and the Nepali Army will be training together to develop inter-operability and share their experience of counter terrorism operations and disaster relief operations.

A traditional opening ceremony was organised to mark the commencement of the exercise in which both contingents marched in harmony to the Indian and Nepali military tunes.

Lt Gen SS Mahal, General Officer Commanding of the Uttar Bharat Area addressed the gathering and exhorted the contingents to train and strengthen mutual confidence, interoperability and also to share best practices.

Earlier on Saturday, the Nepali Army contingent arrived at Pithoragarh and was accorded a traditional military reception. Around 650 defence personnel from both the Armies are participating in the event, the Ministry of Defence said.

The Statesman



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India, Nepal begin joint military exercise to counter terrorism

2021/09/1632142957.jpg
Read: 260     17:35     20 September 2021    

The 15th India-Nepal combined battalion level military training exercise ‘SURYA KIRAN’ commenced at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand today.


During the two-week exercise, an Infantry Battalion each from the Indian Army and the Nepali Army will be training together to develop inter-operability and share their experience of counter terrorism operations and disaster relief operations.

A traditional opening ceremony was organised to mark the commencement of the exercise in which both contingents marched in harmony to the Indian and Nepali military tunes.

Lt Gen SS Mahal, General Officer Commanding of the Uttar Bharat Area addressed the gathering and exhorted the contingents to train and strengthen mutual confidence, interoperability and also to share best practices.

Earlier on Saturday, the Nepali Army contingent arrived at Pithoragarh and was accorded a traditional military reception. Around 650 defence personnel from both the Armies are participating in the event, the Ministry of Defence said.

The Statesman



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