|Indian Army wins International Army Scout Masters Competition 2019 at Jaisalmer|
Indian Army wins International Army Scout Masters Competition 2019 at Jaisalmer
Indian Army comprehensively won the 5th International Army Scout Masters Competition held at Jaisalmer Military Station from 06 to 14 August 2019.
This was the first time the Indian Army participated in the competition.
A total of eight teams from India, Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Armenia, and Belarus participated in the competition.
The Indian Army team was selected and trained under the aegis of Southern Command.
The Closing Ceremony of the Fifth Army International Scout Masters Competition 2019 was held in Jaisalmer on 16 August 2019. Honorable Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh was the Chief Guest.
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat, Southern Army Commander Lieutenant General S K Saini, officials from participating nations and members of the International Organising Committee will also be present at the event.
The prize distribution ceremony took place wherein the Defence Minister gave away the Champions Trophy to the winning Indian team, Runner’s Up Trophy was awarded to Uzbekistan, while the Second Runner’s Up position was secured by Russia.