STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

India to take part in drills with China's People's Liberation Army and Pakistani army 

The Peace Mission Exercise is an anti-terrorist command and staff drill, being conducted in Russia from September 11 to 25. The Indian contingent will have 200 personnel comprising troops.

Published: 08th August 2021 08:30 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th August 2021 08:30 AM   |  A+A-

Indian Army

For representational purpose. (Photo | PTI)

NEW DELHI:  As part of the military diplomacy, the Army will witness bilateral and multilateral military exercises in next three months. These will include at least two exercises where the armies of India and China will take part together for the first time since the LAC standoff in May 2020. 

“There are seven military bilateral and multilateral exercises lined up between August and September with SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization) Peace Mission Exercise and Zapad-2021,” said a source. The Pakistan Army has also been invited which, if it attends, will be present for the first. time at any such platform post the February reiteration of the Ceasefire Agreement between the two countries.

The Peace Mission Exercise is an anti-terrorist command and staff drill, being conducted in Russia from September 11 to 25. The Indian contingent will have 200 personnel comprising troops from all three forces. 

The Army will also be participating in the Zapad-2021 along with them, also being held in Russia from September 3 to 17, where troops of 17 countries including China and Pakistan have been invited. 
There are five more international exercises where Indian Army will be participating.



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp