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Deputy Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer, LAHDC, Leh Sachin Kumar Vaishya on Thursday convened a meeting to discuss the preparedness about the eighth edition of Ladakh Marathon to be held on September 6 and 8, 2019 at DC Conference Hall.
The meeting was attended by ADDC, Leh Moses Kunzang, representatives from Army, Air Force, Himank, Police and head of concerned departments and Founder & Race Director Chewang Motup.
During the meeting, a number of decisions were taken related to the marathon.
DC Leh assured the organisers to provide full support by administration and he instructed the concerned XEn to provide support and supply all kinds of requirements during the marathon.
He urged them to keep close coordination and communication in effective and sincere conduct of marathon.
Event organiser Chewang Motup said that the Ladakh marathon is now listed in the world marathon calendar and is certified by AIMS/IAAF and it has become one of the most prestigious marathon’s making it every runner’s dream to run Ladakh marathon thus he appreciated the administration for their full support in all the past events and also requested for same support and guidance in the forth coming event.
He further added that the aims and objectives of holding marathon is to provide job opportunities for youth, raise of tourist turnover, income generation for stakeholder during off season period and also boost the local economy in general.