SOURCE: IDRW NEWS NETWORK
Keeping with India’s rising global stature in recent years 26 mules/ horses were gifted to Myanmar Army at an estimated book value of R 48,12,990/- which were handed over during a ceremony organised for this purpose on September 12, 2016, near Moreh.
A two-member delegation of IA from RVC visited Myanmar for a period of seven days from September 22-28,2016 to assist setting up the necessary infrastructure for equine breeding facilities in Myanmar.
Amid slide in Sino-Myanmar ties, India and Myanmar have decided to intensify armed forces cooperation to safeguard its 1640-km-long land boundary which has alleged training camps of At least half a dozen Indian insurgent groups including the United Liberation Front of Asom (Ulfa) and the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang faction.
India also has been supplying Myanmarese Army with defence equipment including rifles and tanks in the past of Soviet origin to keep Myanmar’s powerful military junta happy in return for their cooperation for effective border management and to tackle the cross-border insurgency.
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