Indian, Kazakhastan troops commence 3rd edition of joint exercise

NEW DELHI: Troops of India and Kazakhastan on Tuesday commenced their third edition of joint military exercise “KAZIND” Otar Military Area, Kazakhstan, aiming to promote army to army relations. Deputy Commander for Battle Training, Kazakhstan Army General Major Dzhumakeev Almaz reviewed the opening ceremony.

The 14-day long joint exercise will conclude on September 23.

The Kazakh contingent is represented by Military Base 85395 while the Indian side is represented by 5 LADAKH SCOUTS Regiment, the Indian Army said.

General Major Almaz in his speech highlighted the common shared beliefs of freedom, equality and justice that are precious to both the nations.

The ceremony started with briefing on Army organisation and country presentation by both countries, including display of weapons and equipment used by the Kazakhstan Army at sub-unit level. (AGENCIES)