From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:
Prelims level: Exercise Mainamati Maitree
Mains level: Not Much
- Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) has concluded a three-day ‘Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019’ as a part of ‘Confidence Building Measures’ between the two border guards.
Mainamati Maitree Exercise 2019
- The exercise was named after a hill range situated 8 km west of Comilla Township in Bangladesh, which is home to an ancient Buddhist archaeological site in the region.
- The main objective of this exercise was to plan and conduct anti-smuggling and anti-criminal activity related operations with ultimate aim of achieving better joint operational efficiency and border management in the area.
- A series of joint exercises and exchanges are being held in the Tripura-Bangla frontier illegal incursions by Rohingya people.