The fifth India-Sri Lanka Joint Training Exercise (JTE) MITRA SHAKTI 2017 started with a grand Opening Ceremony conducted at Aundh Military Station, Pune. The exercise is 14 Day long.
The exercise is based on Counter Terrorist Operations and an Infantry company from both the countries is participating in the same. The Opening Ceremony commenced with an immaculate parade, followed by skill displays carried out by troops from both the countries.
Important Takeaways from Above News-
- General Bipin Rawat is the 27th Chief of Army Staff of the Indian Army.
- Nirmala Sitharaman is the Present Defence Minister of India.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)