From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : Exercise Dustlik 2019
Mains level : NA
Exercise Dustlik 2019
- Defence Minister is in Uzbekistan on a three-day visit since Saturday.
- This is the first visit by an Indian Defence Minister to Uzbekistan in about 15 years.
- The joint military exercise focused on counter-terrorism has commenced in Tashkent.
- The exercise will enable sharing of best practices and experiences between the Armed Forces of the two countries and would lead to greater operational effectiveness.