SL Army to take part in 4-nation military exercise | Daily News

SL Army to take part in 4-nation military exercise

From April 4 to 12, the Army will take part in a four-nation military exercise in Bangladesh to commemorate Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s birth centenary and the 50th anniversary of the country’s liberation war.

The exercise “Shantir Ogroshena” (front runner of peace) will feature the Royal Bhutan Army and the Sri Lankan Army, in addition to the armies of Bangladesh and India. Indian Army in its official statement said, “Indian Army contingent comprising of 30 personnel will participate in military exercise Shantir Ogroshena 2021 (Front Runner of the Peace) in Bangladesh, along with Royal Bhutan Army, Sri Lankan Army & Bangladesh Army from April 4 to April 12.”

“The theme of the exercise is ‘’Robust Peace Keeping Operations’’. Military observers from the US, UK, Turkey, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Singapore will also be in attendance throughout the exercise,” it added. Bangladesh is celebrating its 50th anniversary of independence in 2021, as well as the centenary of Rahman’s birth. In recognition of their close relations, India is hosting a range of events to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war that liberated Bangladesh in 1971. (Republic World)