Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
07-September-2015 17:23 IST
Indo-Maldives Joint Military Exercise


The sixth Indo-Maldives joint Training Exercise commenced on 31 Aug 2015 with an impressive opening ceremony at Pangode Military Station, Trivandrum.  Aim of the Joint Exercise is to acquaint both the forces with each other’s operating procedure in addition to increased understanding and interoperability between the two Armies.

          A total of 45 soldiers each from the Maldivian National Defence Force and the Indian Army (BIHAR Regiment) will take part in this exercise. Varied training activities are being conducted to enhance interoperability and jointness between the two defence forces.  The joint training will conclude with a tactical exercise. 

The closing ceremony is scheduled on 13 Sep 15 and would involve cultural displays by various military display teams besides aerial acrobatics display by Sarang Team.

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Col Rohan Anand, SM

PRO (Army)