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India, Nepal begin 15-day military exercise in Pithoragarh

By ET News

India and Nepal on Monday began a 15-day military exercise in Pithoragarh of Uttarakhand with a focus on counter-terror drills and disaster relief operations.

The Indian Army said the aim of the 15th India-Nepal military training exercise ‘Surya Kiran’ is to boost overall interoperability between the two militaries.

“During the 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,” the Indian Army said.

A traditional opening ceremony was organised to mark the commencement of the exercise which will continue till October 3.

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