Question – What is SLINEX?
(a) Support Portal developed by the Ministry of Agriculture
(b) A government agency to prevent corruption
(c) Joint naval exercise between India- Sri Lanka
(d) Government grain sales center
Ans – (c)
- October 27, 2015 the fourth joint naval exercises between India -Sri Lanka (SLINEX) was launched in Trincomalee, Sri-Lanka.
- October 27 to1 November, 2015. Indian Naval ships Kora, Kirpan and Savitri along with ship-borne integral helicopters will take part while on the other side Sri Lankan Navy will be represented by Sayura, Samudra, Sagara.
- The purpose of the six-day exercise by comprehensive maritime interaction between the two countries to strengthen relationships.
- The bilateral maritime exercises between India and Sri Lanka ‘SLINEX’ were initiated in 2005 and since then three successful engagements have been conducted.