Indian Army participated in Joint Exercise Ex Khaan Quest 2022 Hosted By Mongolia

Ex Khaan Quest 2022, a multinational peacekeeping exercise involving military contingents from 16 countries, began today in Mongolia. Mr Ukhnaagiin Khurelsukh, Mongolia’s Hon’ble President, opened the Exercise in a spectacular ceremony held at the exercise site in Mongolia.

A detachment from the LADAKH SCOUTS represents the Indian Army. The 14-day exercise aims to improve interoperability, create military-to-military ties, enhance peacekeeping operations, and increase military preparedness among participating nations. The exercise will also allow the Armed Forces of participating nations to share best practices and will involve field training exercises, combat debates, lectures, and demonstrations.

The 14-day exercise aims to improve interoperability, create military-to-military ties, enhance peacekeeping operations, and increase military preparedness among participating nations.

The exercise will also allow the Armed Forces of participating nations to share best practices and will involve field training exercises, combat debates, lectures, and demonstrations.

The military exercise will improve defence cooperation between the Indian Army and participating countries, particularly with the Mongolian Armed Forces, and will strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries.

Last year marked the 66th anniversary of India-Mongolia diplomatic ties, during which both sides maintained frequent discussions and resumed high-level physical engagements.

On the fringes of the 6th CICA Foreign Ministers conference in Kazakhstan, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met with Mongolian Foreign Minister Battsetseg Batmunkh on October 12, 2021.

Both Foreign Ministers met briefly again on the margins of the COP26 Summit in Glasgow on November 3, 2021.

Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State for External Affairs, paid an official visit to Mongolia from November 23-26, 2021, marking India’s first official visit to Mongolia since the Covid-19 epidemic.