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Oman-India military exercise enhances inter-operability


Muscat – Royal Army of Oman (RAO), represented by 60 personnel from the Sultan of Oman Parachute Regiment, and the Indian Army concluded a joint Oman-India military exercise – Al Najah IV – on Saturday in Bikaner, Rajasthan.

The exercise, which started on August 1, included professional interaction, mutual understanding of drills and procedures, establishment of joint command and control structures, and elimination of terrorist threats, focusing on counter terrorism operations, regional security operations and peace keeping operations under the UN Charter.

The concluding activities were presided over by Brig Gen Jitesh Ralli, Commander of 57th Brigade of the Indian Army, in the presence of Brig Gen Humaid bin Abdullah al Maamari, Commander of 23rd Infantry Brigade of RAO, Rear Admiral Khamis bin Saeed al Farsi, Military Attaché in India, and several senior officers of RAO and the Indian Army.

Brig Gen Maamari said, “The Royal Army of Oman attaches great importance to joint exercises with the armies of brotherly and friendly countries, because of their importance in terms of exchanging experiences. This helps in learning from the armies of friendly countries. Al Najah IV is one of the successful models of joint exercises with brotherly countries.”

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