BIMSTEC military exercise kicks off in Pune
"The aim of the exercise is to train the BIMSTEC nations in planning and conducting counter-terror operations. The exercise is focused upon learning the best practices, team building and special tactical level operations in a counter-terrorist environment in semi-urban setting," the Army said in a release on Monday.
Major General Sanjeev Sharma, General Officer Commanding (GoC) of Golden Katar Division, who was the chief guest at the opening ceremony, reviewed the parade in the presence of the officers of the participating nations.
There was also a fly past of Army aviation helicopters which carried the national flags of the member nations.
India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Thailand comprise the BIMSTEC.
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