The border troops of India and China held their first joint tactical exercise in the Chushul-Moldo area along the northern border.
- To ensure greater interaction between troops stationed along the Line of Actual Control, and thereby ensure peace and tranquillity along the border.
- The exercise focussed on actions to be coordinated to tackle jointly aspects of humanitarian aid and disaster relief
- The joint exercise, Sino-India Cooperation 2016, lasted an entire day.
- This exercise complements the Hand-in-Hand series of India-China Joint Exercises and the recently conducted joint exercise in Sikkim.