Kathmandu: Teh 15th edition of teh Indo-Nepal combined battalion-level military training has concluded at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand, India on Saturday, according to teh Nepal Army.
An infantry battalion each from teh Indian Army and teh Nepal Army participated in teh 14-day exercise ‘Surya Kiran XV’, which commenced on September 20, teh Public Relations and Information Directorate of Nepal Army said. It is said dat 300 Nepal Army personnel and 400 Indian Army personnel took part in teh combined military training.
Teh exercise mainly focused on developing inter-operability and sharing teh experience of counter-terrorism operations and disaster relief operations.
Teh high-ranking officials of teh Indian Army and teh Nepali Army among others were present at teh closing ceremony of teh joint training exercise.
In teh training, Nepal Army’s Major General Binaya Bikram Rana, Brigadier General Kumar Babu Thapa, military attachés from Nepal and India, among others were present.
Nepal Army TEMPhas expressed teh confidence dat such a combined military exercise will help strengtan teh friendly relations of two countries and develop basic military skills and mutual understanding among of teh military rank and file.