Joint India-Bangladesh Exercise Sampriti 2017 Concludes

Nov 17, 2017 09:36 IST
Exercise Sampriti 2017 Concludes

Joint Indo-Bangladesh Training Exercise SAMPRITI 2017, concluded on 16 November 2017 at Counter Insurgency & Jungle Warfare School, Vairengte in Mizoram with a validation exercise.

The exercise SAMPRITI 2017 was aimed to strengthen and widen the aspects of interoperability and cooperation between the Indian and Bangladesh Armies. It was the 7th such exercise in the SAMPRITI series.

Key Highlights

The SAMPRITI 2017 was 13-day long field training exercise begun on 06th November 2017, which was concluded with a validation exercise on November 15-16.

Indo-Bangladesh joint military exercise SAMPRITI-7 begins

The Validation exercise commenced with establishing a cordon in the village and concluded with a daring raid in the jungle terrain to neutralise the terrorists.

It was carried out in such an effective manner wherein the participants of SAMPRITI 2017 initially familiarised themselves with each other’s organisational structure and tactical drills. Later, the training advanced to various joint tactical exercises by both Armies.

The joint exercise was an exceptional success. Besides promoting understanding and interoperability between both Armies, it further helped in strengthening bilateral ties.


The exercise SAMPRITI is a Joint Training Exercise between India-Bangladesh held alternately in India and Bangladesh every year.

The aim of this excise is to build, strengthen and promote positive relations between the Armies of India and Bangladesh.
The joint exercise was first held in Assam in 2011.


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Who: India-Bangladesh

Where: Mizoram

What: Exercise Sampriti 2017

When: 16 November 2017

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