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SURYA KIRAN –XIII : Joint Military Exercise Between India & Nepal to be Conducted at Pithoragarh

The joint military exercise between India and Nepal will be conducted at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand from 30th May to 12th June 2018.


SURYA KIRAN –XIII : Joint Military Exercise Between India & Nepal to be Conducted at Pithoragarh
  • The joint military exercise is name SURYA KIRAN –XIII.
  • It is the thirteenth edition of the exercise being conducted.
  • This announcement was made by the Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat during his visit Nepal.
  • The exercise aims to further enhance and strengthen level of defence cooperation between the two neighbouring nations.
  • Exercise SURYA KIRAN is a biannual event which is conducted alternatively in Nepal and India.
  • The exercise will comprise of nearly 300 soldiers from both Indian and Nepal Army.
  • They would be sharing their experiences gained during conduct of various counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations in the past.
  • The military exercise will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities.
  • Last year, the 12th edition of Surya Kiran Military exercise was held in Kathmandu.





SURYA KIRAN –XIII : Joint Military Exercise Between India & Nepal to be Conducted at Pithoragarh SURYA KIRAN –XIII : Joint Military Exercise Between India & Nepal to be Conducted at Pithoragarh Reviewed by Shweta Kashyap on May 26, 2018 Rating: 5

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