Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– A cross-country car rally among Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and China will be held in 2011 to establishing regional communication and strengthening mutual cooperation.

The route of the car rally has already been finalized starting from Kunming of China via Dhaka and Sylhet of Bangladesh to be ended in Kolkata of India.

Communications Minister Syed Abul Hossain disclosed this at a meeting at Rail Bhaban in Dhaka on Tuesday.

A delegation from Yunnan Province of China, led by Mi Dongsheng, Director General of Development and Reformed Commission of the Province, attended the meeting.

Syed Abul Hossain said the proposed car rally would strengthen the potential of the concerted efforts in various new sectors in the upcoming days, alongside establishing regional communications and mutual cooperation among the countries.

BBN/SI/AD-15Sept10-12:59 am (BST)