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The Surya Kiran -XV is a Joint Military Training Exercise of Indian Army with which country?
Sri Lanka

Correct Answer :   Nepal

Almost two months after Sher Bahadur Deuba swore as Nepal's new Prime Minister, the political and defence ties between the two countries are taking a new height. In the recent development, the Indian Army on Saturday informed that the 15th edition of India- Nepal Joint Military Training Exercise "Surya Kiran" would commence from September 20 at Pithoragarh. According to the statement released by the Indian Army, the exercise aims to share experiences gained during the conduct of various counter-insurgency operations by both countries. "15th Edition of India-Nepal Joint Military Training Exercise Surya Kiran is commencing from September 20, 2021, at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand," said the Additional Directorate General of Public Information, Army.
Further, the Ministry of Defence said that an Infantry Battalion from Indian Army and an equivalent strength from Nepali Army would be sharing their experiences gained during the conduct of various counter-insurgency operations over a prolonged period in their respective countries. As part of the exercise, both the Armies would familiarise themselves with each other's weapons, equipment, tactics, techniques and procedures of operating in a counter-insurgency environment in mountainous terrain. Also, there would be a series of Expert Academic Discussions on various subjects such as Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief, High Altitude Warfare, Jungle Warfare etc., added the statement released on September 18.

Published On : September 18, 2021