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India and Myanmar strengthen ties with exchange programme on counter insurgency training

India and Myanmar strengthen ties with exchange programme on counter insurgency training

India Blooms News Service | 24 Dec 2017, 12:43 am

Guwahati, Dec 23 (IBNS) : Maj Gen MS Ghura, VSM, Commandant Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare (CIJW) School on Saturday said friendly ties between India and Myanmar have entered a new high with the arrival of the Myanmar Army Contingent at the elite Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare (CIJW) School, in Variegate of Mizoram on Nov 25.

The Myanmar contingent consists of 35 personnel, including five Officers.

During their stay of four weeks, the Myanmar Army Contingent was given extensive and tailor-made training on various Counter Insurgency aspects with special emphasis on Insurgency in North East India and Myanmar.

Experiences of Myanmar Army on combating insurgency was also discussed and best practices of both Armies shared.

During this period, there was also an exchange of delegations consisting of three Officers from Indian and four Officers from Myanmar visiting each other’s countries. The delegation from Myanmar visited the CIJW School on December 12-16, while that from Indian side on December 10-14.

The visit of the delegates and contingent were mutually beneficial and facilitated the two Armies of operating together to counter terror.

The contingent departed for Myanmar tomorrow.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

India and Myanmar strengthen ties with exchange programme on counter insurgency training

India Blooms News Service
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