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EXERCISE EKUVERIN


EXERCISE EKUVERIN

·        This Joint Military Exercise was held between India and Maldives on December 06, 2021.

·       In Dhivehi Language, Ekuverin means ‘Friends’. This Indo-Aryan language is spoken in India, Maldives and Lakshadweep islands.

·       Since 2008, the Ekuverin exercise is being conducted between India and Maldives.

·       In 2018, this exercise was held in Maldives and 2019 meeting was held in Pune.

2021 EXERCISE

·       This 2021 exercise was held in Maldives.

·       The main focus of the exercise is to enhance their inter-operability from their armed forces.

·       It also focused on other matters such as counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations.

·       This exercise also conducted games and other cultural activities which help to understand one’s culture to other.

NEED OF THE EXERCISE

·       Providing Internal and External security to the countries which situated around the Indian Ocean is the main aim of the India’ Policy of Indian Ocean.

·       The Countries which centred around Indian Ocean are, Mauritius, Maldives, Seychelles and Sri Lanka.

·       So this exercise will improve the security of the Indian Ocean Region and will reduce the Piracy.

·       The Indian force will also helps to other countries when they are in a disaster like situations.

·       And this programme will also improves the political stability of the Indian Ocean region.

EXERCISE EKUVERIN