India-Malaysia joint training exercise “Harimau Shakti” to be held in Malaysia.

India will hold a major combat exercise called “Harimau Shakti” with Malaysia from April 30 to May 13. The exercise to be held in the dense forests of Sengai Perdik, Hulu Langat, Malaysia. It is aimed at “bolstering cooperation and coordination” between the armed forces of the two countries. The two contingents will share their expertise in conduct of counter-insurgency operations in jungle terrain. This is the first instance when a joint training exercise of this magnitude between the two countries is being held on Malaysian soil.