The armies of India and the Maldives are holding a joint counter-terrorism exercise at Belgaum.
The exercise which is codenamed Ekuverin, began on October 19 and will conclude on November 1 when Maldivian Defence Minister Ameen Faisal and Indian Army’s Southern Commander Lt Gen Pradeep Khanna would jointly witness the exercise.
The fortnight-long exercise was aimed at achieving interoperability between the two countries for future joint counter-terrorism operations.
The Maldivian Army has deputed 44 of its personnel, including five officers, for the exercise and the Indian side 46 personnel.
Source: PTI & Outlookindia