The joint exercise conducted between Nepali Army and the US Army has begun at Chhauni in Kathmandu.
The 12th edition of joint exercise has participation of 35 army personnel from the Nepali Army and 19 from the US Army, according to the Nepali Army.
The exercise will go through February 3 this year and will be held in Nagarkot as well, according to the Nepali Army. The joint exercise will focus on search and rescue operation during disaster.
Meanwhile, in view of the early preparedness for the untoward incidents relating to cable car, the Nepali Army recently practiced rescue operation.
The Nepali Army, in collaboration with the Chandragiri Hills Limited, conducted the rescue operation in cable car in Chandragiri of Kathmandu on last Monday, said the Nepali Army’s Directorate of Public Relations and Information.
Participants in the rescue simulation included military officers from Shree No 1 Disaster Management Battalion and Yuddha Bhairav Battalion, according to Brigadier General and Director of the Disaster Management Dr Padam Bahadur Buda.