Nepal, China hold first ever military exercise


Nepal and China will hold the first-ever joint military exercise named ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’ from 17 April 2017 with a special focus on combating terror and disaster management.

Sagarmatha is the Nepali name of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, that is bordering between Nepal and China. The 10-day-long military drill that will last until April 26, 2017, is being organized by the two countries as part of their preparedness against terrorism that has posed as a serious security threat globally. 

Takeaways from above News-
  • Nepal and China will hold the first-ever joint military exercise named ‘Sagarmatha Friendship-2017’ 
  • Sagarmatha is the Nepali name of Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak
  • Nepal capital is Kathmandu and currency is Nepalese Rupee
  • China capital is Beijing and currency is Renminbi/Yuan.

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Source- The Hindu

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