New Delhi. 28 May 2018. A Joint Indo-Bangladesh Army Trekking Expedition to Nanda Devi East Base Camp (4300m) was flagged off by Director General of Military Training on 28 May 18 at New Delhi. It 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 4300M and is one of the challenging trekking routes of Himalayas. The Expedition will negotiate treacherous, rocky and glaciated terrain, slippery meadows and streams enroute. It will test the soldiers for technical skills, mental & physical courage.

The Joint expedition also aims to further strengthen the military to military relations between India and Bangladesh.