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“India Russia Friendship Motor Rally”
“Be a part of the history”
India Russia Friendship Motor Rally – Mumbai- Bandar Abbas to St. Petersburg
Assemble at Mumbai and proceed to Bandar Abbas on 27th April 2018
Start on 29th April 2018 flag off from Bandar Abbas, Iran.
End 16th May 2018 at Saint Petersburg, Russia
The start date will be 29th April 2018 “India Russia Friendship Motor Rally ” from Mumbai – Bandar Abbas (Iran) for Moscow , will be flagged off with 20 teams in 22 cars comprising of 60-70 participants to cover 19,235 kms by road & 1960 NM by sea. The team will have participants from India, Iran, Azerbaijan and Russia. This event is in continuation with the India Leg concluding at New Delhi on the 14th of March 2018.
The rally is being organized by Kalinga Motor Sports Club (KMSC), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, under the aegis of Ministry of External Affairs, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, and The Embassy of The Russian Federation in India.
This friendship car rally is in celebration of “70 YEARS of Diplomatic Relations between India and Russia” and “70 YEARS of Indian Independence”. KMSC will be conducted a route survey covering the entire route in the month of June 2017. While all the Indian cars are being supplied by Mahindra & Mahindra, KMSC is in the process of finalizing adding Russian vehicles to the convoy.
To commemorate these 70 year old landmarks of friendship, diplomacy and independence, year 2017-18 will see a series of celebrations of art, culture, films festivals, business seminars, exchange programs and many more events across both the countries. And “India Russia Friendship Motor Rally ” is one of the activities.
Rally continues from Bandar Abbas (Iran) 29th April- 16th May 2018 from New Delhi
No. of Vehicles 22 No. of Participants 60-70 No. of Days 19days
This rally will promote connectivity between India and Russia to boost trade and investments. The focus is to strengthen the existing friendship, cooperation in cultural spheres, tourism, science & research. It will further promote trade through the International North South Transport Corridor-INSTC. Above all, the aim of the rally is to cement direct people to people contact, which will further strengthen the existing bilateral relations.
“May the wheels of Indian Independence & India Russia Diplomatic Relations always move forward in the FAST Lane”