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Exercise Lamitiye 2022 | India- Seychelles Joint Military Exercise

Lamitiye 2022- Relevance for UPSC Exam

  • GS Paper 2: International Relations– India and its neighbourhood- relations.
  • GS Paper 3: Security- Security challenges and their management in border areas.

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Lamitiye 2022 in News

  • The 9th edition of India – Seychelles Joint Training Exercise LAMITIYE-2022 culminated on 31 March 2022 with a 48 hours of validation exercise.
  • LAMITIYE-2022 exercise commenced on 22 March 2022 at Seychelles Defence Academy, Seychelles.
  • At Exercise LAMITIYE 2022, the Indian Army contingent will be represented by the 2/3 GORKHA RIFLES group (PIRKANTHI Battalion).

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Key Facts about LAMITIYE-2022

  • Mandate: LAMITIYE-2022 exercise, aiming towards co-existence in the Indo-Pacific Region, focused on enhancing interoperability for developing the capability-
    • To undertake joint operations in a semi-urban environment,
    • Providing a platform for professional and cultural learning which in turn broadened their cooperation
  • Lamitiye 2022 themes were relevant for the planning and execution of operations based on scenarios in a Semi-Urban environment.

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Key Points about Exercise LAMITIYE

  • About: Exercise Lamitiye is a biennial training exercise between India and Seychelles.
    • Beginning: Exercise Lamitiye being conducted in Seychelles since 2001.
    • Meaning: Lamitiye is a Seychelles term which in Creole means friendship,
  • Aim: Exercise Lamitiye aims to build and promote bilateral military relations in addition to exchanging skills, experiences and good practices between both armies.

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Significance of LAMITIYE Exercise

  • Exercise LAMITIYE is crucial and significant in terms of security challenges faced by both Nations in the backdrop of the current global situation and growing security concerns in the Indian Ocean Region.
  • Exercise LAMITIYE will strengthen mutual confidence, inter-operability and enabled sharing of best practices between the Armed Forces.
  • Exercise LAMITIYE will enhance the level of defence cooperation between the Indian Army and Seychelles Defence Forces (SDF).
  • Exercise LAMITIYE will further manifest in enhancing the bilateral relations between the two nations.


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