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Indo-Maldives military exercise to begin from 15 Dec

News Agencies | Updated on: 10 February 2017, 1:38 IST

The Seventh edition of EKUVERIN military exercise between India and Maldives will be held from 15 to 28 December at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives.

The exercise is a 14 day platoon level joint military exercise between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force which is conducted on a yearly basis.

The aim of the exercise is to conduct military training with emphasis on amphibious and counter insurgency operations with a view to enhance interoperability between the two armies.

The contingents comprises of platoon strength from Bihar Regiment and a similar strength of the Maldivian National Defence Force.

The previous edition of the exercise was held in India at Trivandrum, Kerala.


First published: 13 December 2016, 8:18 IST