Kathmandu, Sep 17 (PTI) Indo-Nepal joint military exercise focusing on counter-terrorism and disaster management techniques concluded today in western Nepal.

Indo-Nepal battalion-level combined training ‘Surya Kiran XII’ were conducted in the Saljhandi area of Rupandehi district.

The concluding ceremony of the two week-long joint military exercise was attended by Indian Army’s Lt Gen Jagdeep Kumar Sharma.

Kumar, during his visit, also called on Nepal Army chief Gen Rajendra Chhetri, a Nepal Army statement said.

Issues related to bilateral relations and mutual cooperation figured during the meeting, it said.

The joint military exercise focused on counter-terrorism, forest fire fighting operations and disaster management techniques.

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