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Ties between Nepal and India are time-tested: Pokhrel

Press Trust of India  |  Kathmandu 

Ties between and are time-tested and has been providing various kinds of assistance to the Army for enhancing its capabilities, has said.

India's ambassador to Manjeev Singh Puri called on yesterday and discussed about military between Nepal and

said that Nepal-ties were "time tested" and thanked India for providing various kinds of assistance to the for enhancing its capabilities, among others.

Among other things, the upcoming 13th edition of Nepal-India military drills named Surya-Kiran, also figured in the meeting. India is hosting the joint military drill in Pithoragarh this time.

The upcoming India and Nepal joint military exercise in Uttarakhand will include training on jungle warfare, anti-terrorism combat as well as disaster response activities.

This is a regular military exercise being organised annually between the two armies, said the defence ministry sources. Last year, the 12th edition of exercise was held in

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 23:30 IST