Exercise Ekuverin

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News:The Joint Military Exercise Ekuverin between the Indian Army and the Maldives National Defence Force will be organised from 07 October,2019.


About the exercise:

  • Exercise Ekuverin is a joint military exercise between India and Maldives.
  • The two countries have been conducting Exercise Ekuverin meaning ‘Friends’ in the Dhivehi language since 2009.
  • The exercise is conducted every year alternatively in India and Maldives.
  • This year,the 10th annual exercise will be conducted at Aundh Military Station in Pune, Maharashtra.
  • The exercise aims at enhancing interoperability between the two forces for carrying out counter insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in a semi-urban environment under the United Nations mandate.
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