SURYA KIRAN – XIV, a joint military exercise between Nepal and India was concluded
Events in Nepal
tw, a battalion-level joint military exercise between Nepal and India was culminated with a happy note on December 16, 2019.
300 soldiers from both Nepal and Indian army were part of the event.
During the event, the army personnel of both contingents shared their experiences pertaining to theoretical, practical and special sessions.
As part of the training program, they jointly participated in sessions related to counter insurgency, counter-terrorism operations, and humanitarian assistance and disaster relief response mechanism.
Moreover, they also participated in sports and games including Football, Basketball and Volleyball matches and cultural events to portray respective traditions.
Chief Participants of the Event:
- Observer: Major General Gopal Gurung, Head of Indian Observer Mission, India
- Chief Guest: Lieutenant General Sharad Giri, Chief of General Staff, Nepal
The 14th edition of the joint military exercise ‘SURYA KIRAN – XIV’ between Nepal and India was commenced in Nepal on December 3, 2019.
Every year the event is organized alternatively in Nepal and India. The 2018th edition of the event was organized in Uttarakhand, India.
— PRO Defence Lucknow (@ProDefLko) December 3, 2019