Surya Kiran Military Exercise Between India and Nepal


Surya Kiran 8th joint military exercise was held between India and Nepal on 23 February. It being conducted in the foothills of Salaj-handi in Nepal and is a part of ongoing defence cooperation between India and Nepal.

This military exercise will make both sides familiar with each other’s organizational structure, weapons, equipment, confidence training and tactical drills and also provides the help of counter insurgency and counter terrorism environment in mountainous and jungle terrain.

In 2014, India-Nepal joint military exercise viz., Surya Kiran-7th was held at Pithoragarh. India and Nepal launched the first bus services between the two countries.

- Published/Last Modified on: February 27, 2015