India, Sri Lanka, Maldives Conduct Joint Exercise On Maritime Security
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India, Sri Lanka, Maldives Conduct Joint Exercise On Maritime Security

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November 28, 2021

A two-day trilateral maritime drill conducted by the coast guards of India, Sri Lanka and the Maldives to bolster security in the Indian Ocean, enhance mutual operational capability and exercise interoperability between these three countries culminated in the Maldives on Sunday, the Indian High Commission said.


New Delhi, 28 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, The 15th edition of the trilateral engagement termed "Dosti" is conducted biennially, and 2021 marks 30 years since these maritime drills were first introduced. However, it began primarily as a bilateral engagement, involving only Indian and Maldives Coast Guards. Sri Lanka joined in 2012 to make it a trilateral exercise. "The two-day exercise under the aegis of Colombo Security Conclave (CSC) is a pioneering effort to collaborate efforts towards the Pillar of Maritime Security", the Indian High Commission in Colombo said in a statement.

Source - NDTV

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