India-Nepal joint military Exercise 'Surya Kiran XIV' begins at Nepal Army Battle School

New Delhi: The 14th edition of bilateral annual military Exercise Surya Kiran XIV between Indian and Nepal Army commenced today at Nepal Army Battle School (NABS), Salijhandi, Rupendehi district of Nepal. The 13th edition of the joint military exercise was held at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand in June last year.

The aim of this exercise is to conduct a battalion level combined training between Indian Army and Nepal Army with to enhance interoperability at military level in jungle warfare, counter terrorist operations in mountainous terrain, humanitarian assistance, disaster relief operations, medical and environmental conservation including aviation aspects.

As part of the exercise, important lectures, demonstrations and drills related to counter insurgency and counter terrorism operations in jungle and mountainous terrain will be conducted.

Both Armies will also share their valuable experiences in countering such situations and also refine drills and procedures for joint operations wherever the need arises, said the Ministry of Defence in a Press communication.

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