India- Sri Lanka Joint Military Training Exercise 'Mithra Shakthi'
[Oct 21 2016]
Shakthi', the 4th India - Sri
Lanka Joint Training Exercise
will commence at the Regimental
Headquarters of Sri Lanka Sinha
Regiment (SLSR) on Monday (24th
October). The Exercise is
designed to enhance
understanding of transnational
skills, conduct of joint
tactical operations, sharing of
each other's experiences etc.
The Indian contingent of 45 army personnel, including
6 officers will take part in the two- week long Exercise with their
local counterparts from the Sri Lanka Light Infantry (SLLI), states army
The Exercise will be conducted under the close
supervision of Commander of the Army Lieutenant General Crishanthe De
Silva and Sri Lanka army officers while a group of Indian officers
including Brigadier Sujeeth Shivaji Patil of the Indian Army attending
as observers will evaluate the Exercise during the final phase of the
training before the final day (06th November).
This annual training programme has been held twice in
India and once in Sri Lanka at the Commando Regiment Training School in Kuda