BBIN Friendship Car Rally arrives in KathmanduEvent part of the initiative to re-invigorate the age-old trade linkages and cultural ties with neighbouring countries.
Participants of the Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal (BBIN) Friendship Car Rally arrived in Kathmandu on Monday, as part of the initiative to re-invigorate the age-old trade linkages and cultural ties with neighbouring countries.
The car rally was flagged off from Guwahati on September 28.
The rally moved via Gelephu-Dadgari Land Port (India-Bhutan Border) to Gelephu (Bhutan), Thimphu (Bhutan), Phuentsholing-Jaigaon Land Port (India-Bhutan Border), Siliguri (India), Panitanki-Kakarbhitta, Janakpur and arrived in Kathmandu.
The delegation was welcomed by the Nepal-India Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NICCI) at the NICCI Secretariat, in Kathmandu.
The Car Rally was organised by the North East Federation on International Trade (NEFIT), India.
“In a significant development, during the welcome ceremony, NEFIT and NICCI formalised their commitment to future collaboration in areas of bilateral trade promotion, economic cooperation, educational and cultural exchange by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU),” according to the statement issued by NICCI.
The rally will return to Janakpur, Kakarbitta, Panitanki in India, Siliguri, Dalu-Nakugoan Land Port (India-Bangladesh Border), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Sylhet (Bangladesh), Tamabil- Dawki Land Port (India Bangladesh Border) and back to Guwahati for the flag down.
This rally is scheduled to conclude on October 9.