Div Com reviews arrangements of ‘Raid De Himalaya’ motor race

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
SRINAGAR, Sept 23: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr Asgar Samoon today convened a meeting of officers to review the arrangements being put in place in connection with “Raid De Himalaya” Motor Race.
The said race is being conducted jointly by Department of Youth Services and Sports and Himalayan Motor Sport Association from October 9 to October 17.
The meeting was told that the flag raising ceremony will be held on October 17 at Royal Spring Golf Course, Srinagar and the valedictory as well as prize distribution function will be held on the same day at SKICC Srinagar.
The Divisional Commis-sioner stressed upon the concerned departments to put in place all the required arrangements for   the smooth conduct of the race. The Deputy Commissioners of Kargil, Anantnag and Ganderbal were directed to keep the rescue teams available for any emergency.
The Health Department was told to keep health facilities available at different spots enroute the race besides Army authorities were asked to streamline the convoy in Drass as per the convenience of the motorists.
The Divisional Commis-sioner was assured that no stone will be left unturned to make the said race a success.
The meeting was attended by ADDC Srinagar, SP Traffic Rural, SP Telecom, SP PCR, Joint Director Information Kashmir and President Himalayan Motorsport Association.


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