A 14-day joint military training exercise between India and Thailand started in Himachal Pradesh. The joint exercise of the Indian Army with the Royal Thailand Army commenced at Bakloh in Chamba district.
The aim of this exercise is to build and promote closer relations while exchanging skills and experiences between the two armies. ‘Exercise Maitree 2017’ is a continuation of a series of joint exercises between the Indian Army and the Royal Thailand Army. The previous edition of the exercise was held at Krabi in Thailand in 2016.
Important Takeaways from Above-
- A joint training exercise between the Indian Army and the Royal Army of Oman named Al Nagah-II 2017 also held in Himachal Pradesh in March 2017.
- Bangkok is the capital of Thailand.
- Its currency is Thai baht.
Source- The Indian Express