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India to send delegation to four-nation military exercise in Bangladesh

India to send delegation to four-nation military exercise in Bangladesh

India joins the four-nation military exercise «Shantir Orgoshena 2021» to be held in Bangladesh next week.

The theme of the military exercise is «Robust Peace Keeping Operations», and India’s 30-member delegation was sent to Bangladesh.  The drills are commemorating the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and 50 years of Bangladesh’s independence.

The officers, junior commissioned officers, and jawans of a battalion from the Dogra regiment will take part in the military drills planned to be held from 4 to 12 April. A contingent of the Royal Bhutan Army, Sri Lankan Army, and Bangladesh Army also take part in the military exercise, the Indian Defence Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

Military observers from the US, the UK, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Singapore will also be in attendance throughout the exercise, according to The Daily Star.