Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise to Commence at Pithoragarh

Published: 06th February 2016 10:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 06th February 2016 10:13 AM   |  A+A-


PITHORAGARH: Ninth Indo-Nepal Combined Battalion level military training exercise “Surya Kiran” will commence here from Monday.

In this exercise, an infantry battalion of the Indian Army and an equivalent strength from the Nepalese army would be sharing their experiences gained during the conduct of counter insurgency operations and jungle warfare in mountain terrain.

The operation which will start on February 8 would continue till 21st of this month under the aegis of Panchshul Brigade of Central Command. 

This joint training, mutual interaction and sharing of experiences amongst both the countries shall further strengthen cultural and historical ties between both the nations and take bilateral relations forward.

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