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10th Indo-Nepal Joint Exercise 'Surya Kiran' Commences

Indo-Nepal joint military exercise Surya Kiran-X commenced on 31 October 2016 at Army Battle School, Saljhandi, Nepal. 
●    The exercise will conclude on 13 November 2016.
●    The joint military exercise is the tenth in the series of such exercise between the two nations.
●    The Surya Kiran series of exercises are being conducted annually, alternatively in Nepal and India.
●    In the series of military training exercises undertaken by India with various countries, Surya Kiran series with Nepal is the largest in terms of troop’s participation.           
●    Indian Army is represented by the elite Kumaon Regiment.
●    Jabar Jung Battalion of Nepal Army is participating in the tenth edition of the joint exercise on behalf of Nepal Army.
●    The aim of the exercise is to conduct battalion level joint training with emphasis on Counter Terrorism in mountainous terrain.