The Financial Express

Army chief inaugurates multinational military exercise

| Updated: April 05, 2021 11:46:38

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Chief of Bangladesh Army Staff General Aziz Ahmed on Sunday inaugurated a multinational military exercise, titled ‘Shantir Ogroshena-2021’ (Front Runner of Peace), at Bangabandhu Cantonment in Tangail.

The theme of the exercise, which has been arranged to commemorate the birth centenary of Father of the Nation Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman and mark glorious 50 years of Bangladesh’s Independence, is Robust Peacekeeping Operations.

Indian Army contingent of 30 personnel from the Dogra Regiment are taking part in the exercise, reports BSS citing an ISPR press release.

Apart from the Indian Army, 33 personnel from the Royal Bhutan Army and 30 from Sri Lankan Army are also participating in the event.

A total 19 military observers from the USA, the UK, Turkey, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Singapore are also attending the exercise.

The event will be concluded on April 12.

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