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EXERCISE SHANTIR OGROSHENA CONCLUDED

EXERCISE SHANTIR OGROSHENA CONCLUDED

Context

Multinational military exercise Shantir Ogroshena, which went for 10 days in Bangladesh, concluded on 12th April 2021.

Details

  • The exercise was organised to commemorate the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Bangladesh’s Father of the Nation and celebrate the golden jubilee of the liberation of Bangladesh.
  • It was held at Bangabandhu Senanibas (BBS), Bangladesh.
  • ‘Shantir Ogroshena’ 2021 means “Front Runner of the Peace”.
  • The theme of this exercise was to strengthen defence ties and enhance interoperability amongst neighbourhood countries to ensure effective peacekeeping operations.
  • It was a UN (United Nations)- mandated counterterrorism exercise.

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