India-Bangladesh joint military exercise 'Sampriti 2017' concludes in Mizoram; officials say bilateral ties strengthened

New Delhi: Joint India-Bangladesh Training Exercise "Sampriti 2017", which was being conducted at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte in Mizoram, culminated on Thursday with a validation exercise.

 India-Bangladesh joint military exercise Sampriti 2017 concludes in Mizoram; officials say bilateral ties strengthened

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It was the seventh such exercise in the Sampriti series. The 13-day-long field training exercise commenced on 6 November.

The exercise was aimed at strengthening and broadening the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between the Indian and Bangladesh armies, an official statement said.

The final exercise was reviewed by Major General Mohammed Moshfequr Rahman of the Bangladesh Army and Major General MS Ghura of the Indian Army.

"Besides promoting understanding and interoperability between the two armies, it further helped in strengthening bilateral ties," the statement added.

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Updated Date: Nov 17, 2017 09:10:08 IST