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India- Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise 'Mithra Shakthi' begins today

India- Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise 'Mithra Shakthi' begins today

[Oct 24 2016]


The 4th annual India- Sri Lanka Joint Military Exercise 'Mithra Shakthi' is scheduled to begin at the Sri Lanka Sinha Regiment (SLSR) Regimental Headquarters premises today (24th October).

According, the Indian contingent for 'Mitra Shakthi' joint exercise, comprised of forty five (45) Indian army personnel including six (6) officers arrived to the country at the Bandaranaike International Airport on Sunday (23rd October).

The 4th phase of the annual exercise 'Mitra Shakthi' is organized in order to enhance understanding of transnational terrorism, inter-operability skills, conduct of joint tactical operations and sharing of each other's experiences.

So far the annual exercise 'Mitra Shakthi' has been held in India two times and once at the Commando Regiment Training School in Kuda Oya.

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