‘Ex-Mitra Shakthi - VII’ set to begin in India on Sunday

Bolstering existing bonds of understanding and close working relationship further, ‘Exercise Mitra Shakthi - VII’, the joint military exercise between the Indian Army and the Sri Lanka Army will commence on Sunday (December 1) at Kumaon Regiment camp premises in Pune, India with 120 Gemunu Watch troops of the Sri Lanka Army participating with an equal number of Indian Army Jawans from Kumaon Regiment of the Indian Army.

The two-week long military Exercise to be held for the seventh time is designed to enhance capacity among participants and promote interoperability, military cooperation, conduct of joint tactical operations, sharing of experiences, understanding of transnational military issues, etc and explore possibilities of gaining adequate knowledge for any potential security threats in future, too.

A contingent of 11 Officers and 109 Other Rankers of the Gemunu Watch (GW) would participate in the Indian Army-organized ‘Mitra Shakthi’ joint military Exercise and they are scheduled to leave for India on Friday evening.


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