Third India-Sri Lanka joint training exercise culminates
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Third India-Sri Lanka joint training exercise culminates

October 13, 2015   10:03 am

The third Indo-Lanka Joint Training Exercise ‘Mitra Shakti’ focusing on counter- terrorism and insurgency operations culminated in India. 


The 14-day joint training included understanding of transnational terrorism, developing interoperability and conduct of joint tactical operations controlled by a Joint Command Post. 


Brigadier Tapan Lal Sah of the Indian Army and Brigadier KP Aruna Jayasekera of Sri Lankan Army jointly reviewed the parade commanded by Major Ashish Kumar, of Indian Army. 


The joint exercise has resulted in “instilling confidence in each other’s capability to counter the common threat of terror”, a statement by the Indian Defence Ministry said. 


The exercise demonstrated the determination of the two Armies in working closely with each other to eradicate the menace of terrorism in all its forms, it added. (PTI)

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