The army chiefs of seven BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries will meet towards the end of the first joint military exercise of member countries in Pune, which starts next week.
Through the exercise, “India is looking forward to initiate a process of sharing counter-terrorism strategies” among the armies of the member nations, said Southern Army Commander Lieutenant General D R Soni.
The field training exercise, named MILEX-18, will be conducted between September 10 and 16 at the Foreign Training Node at Aundh in Pune. Armies of India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, and Thailand will participate in it.
In the recent BIMSETC summit held in Kathmandu, Prime Minister Narendra Modihad made an appeal to the member states to join the exercise Read More