The two-week long eighth edition of the Indo-Maldives joint military exercise, ‘Ekuverin’, came to an end at Belagavi, Karnataka. ‘Ekuverin’ means ‘friends’ in the Maldivian language.
The bilateral annual exercise was a 14-day joint military training between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF). The exercise has been held alternatively in India and Maldives since 2009.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
- Chief of Indian Army Staff- Bipin Rawat.
- Maldives Capital- Male, Currency- Maldivian rufiyaa.
Source- AIR World Service