New Delhi: Aiming to further strengthen the military to military relations between both the armies, a Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Trekking Expedition to Nanda Devi East Base Camp (4,300 m) was flagged off on Monday.

Director General of Military Training Lt Gen Harpal Singh flagged off the expedition team here.

The team consists of 16-member team of Indian Army and 10-member team from Bangladesh Army.

Mt Nanda Devi East Base Camp is located at an altitude of 4,300M and is one of the challenging trekking routes of Himalayas.

The Expedition will negotiate treacherous, rocky and glaciated terrain, slippery meadows and streams en-route, the Indian Army said in a statement.

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