The seventh edition of India, Maldives bilateral EKUVERIN Exercise 2016 began at Kadhdhoo, Laamu Atoll, Maldives.
The aim of 14 day platoon level joint military exercise is to conduct military training between armies of both countries with emphasis on amphibious & counter insurgency, counter terrorism operations.
- In this edition of exercise, Indian contingent is represented by BIHAR Regiment and a similar contingent strength of the Maldivian National Defence Force.
- It will cover varied military training activities in order to enhance interoperability between the two defence forces. It will conclude with tactical exercises.
The sixth edition of the exercise was held in India at Pangode Military Station in Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala.