Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], May 1 (ANI): A joint exercise 'Harima Shakti' 2018 is being held at Wardieburn Army Camp in Kuala Lumpur, as a part of the ongoing Indo-Malaysian defence cooperation.
Lieutenant Colonel Irwan Ibrahim, commanding officer of the First Royal Ranger Regiment of Malaysian Army, welcomed the Indian contingent and wished the Indian and Malaysian troops for a successful and mutually beneficial joint exercise, as per a government press release.
Further, there were customary briefings to the joint contingent on Malaysian country brief, exercise settings, and security aspects.
The day ended on a sporty note as the two armies played a friendly volleyball match which was won by India.
The joint operation was conducted with respect to the United Nations (UN) mandate to improve counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism tactical and technical skills.
Emphasis will be laid on increasing the interoperability between the Indian and Malaysian military forces. (ANI)