Indian Army to conduct joint exercise with Myanmar

The five-day exercise slated to start on November 20 will be held at the newly-inaugurated state-of-the-art Joint Training Node at Umroi Cantonment, about 25 km from Shillong, the state capital of Meghalaya.

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Umroi (Meghalaya), Publish Date: Nov 19 2017 12:22AM | Updated Date: Nov 19 2017 12:22AM
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Indian and Myanmar armies will conduct their maiden joint exercise in India's northeastern state of Meghalaya, an army official said on Saturday.

The five-day exercise slated to start on November 20 will be held at the newly-inaugurated state-of-the-art Joint Training Node at Umroi Cantonment, about 25 km from Shillong, the state capital of Meghalaya.

Exercise "IMBAX-2017" is the first-ever military training exercise on United Nations Peacekeeping Operations (UNPKO) between the two nations, being conducted on the Indian soil, according to Defence Spokesperson Lt. Col. Suneet Newton.