Weekly Current Affairs

India Kazakhstan Joint Exercise “PRABAL DOSTYK-16” [Defence]

  • As a part of India’s continued efforts to strengthen Indo-Kazakhstan relations, troops of Indian & Kazakhstan Army are presently engaging in a joint exercise ‘PRABAL DOSTYK – 16.
  • A pioneering endeavor with the Kazakhstan Army, the exercise was conducted in Karaganda region of Kazakhstan.
  • The primary aim of the 14 day exercise was to enhance interoperability while undertaking Counter Terrorism & Counter Insurgency Operations in rural & semiurban environment under the umbrella of United Nations.
  • ‘Prabal Dostyk’ meaning ‘Robust Friendship’ will be a significant step towards fostering military as well as diplomatic ties between both countries.