The second edition of Nepal-China joint military exercise (JME) named Mt Everest Friendship Exercise-2018 (Sagarmatha Friendship-2018) commenced in China’s southwestern Sichuan province.
The 12 day long joint exercise will focus on combating terror and disaster management trainings. Sagarmatha is the Nepali name for Mt Everest, which stands in between both the countries.
Source- Business Standard
Static/Current Takeaways Important for Indian Bank PO Exam 2018-
- The first Sagarmatha Friendship exercise was held in April 2017 at Nepal Army’s Para Training School in Maharajgunj in Kathmandu (capital of Nepal).
- Nepal Capital- Kathmandu, President: Bidya Devi Bnadari.
- China President: Xi Jinping, Capital: Beijing, Currency: renminbi.