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6th India-China joint training exercise culminates

Press Trust of India  |  Pune 

The 6th joint training exercise, Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2016, culminated today in a closing ceremony which was held here at Aundh Military camp.

The joint training included understanding of transnational terrorism, developing interoperability and conduct of a joint tactical operations controlled by a Joint Command Post thus concluded with validation exercise by & the Peoples' Liberation Army of China, according to a defense release issued here.

Major General S K Prashar, and Major General Wang Haijiang, Deputy Commander of People's Liberation Army jointly reviewed the parade commanded by Colonel Dayanand Sharma, the Indian contingent commander.

Colonel Dayanand Sharma gave the report and sought permission to commence the proceedings from Major General Wang Haijiang in Chinese.

Major General S K Prashar, General Officer Commanding of the after addressing the parade declared the joint training exercise closed.

"Observers of both the nations appreciated the professionally conducted training which has resulted in instilling confidence in each other's capability to counter the common threat of terror. The exercise also demonstrated the determination of the two Armies in working closely with each other to eradicate the menace of in all its forms," the release said.

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First Published: Fri, November 25 2016. 20:42 IST