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Second Nepal-China joint military drill from Monday

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

The second edition of Nepal-joint military exercise with a special focus on combating terror would begin from Monday in China's southwestern province, a here said.

The Army's 12 military personnel will visit to attend the second edition of 'Mt Everest Friendship Exercise', a 12-day long military drill, sources said.

The exercise will mainly focus on anti-terrorism activities, said Army

Disaster management training will also be imparted in the training, he said.

This will be the second time that the Army will participate in a joint military drill with People's The first such exercise was held in April last year.

Nepal has been conducting battalion-level exercises named 'Surya Kiran' with the for the last 13 years, engaging some 300 personnel from both sides.

The defence forces from Nepal and have increased their engagement of late.

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First Published: Sun, September 16 2018. 21:25 IST
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