Yangon: The first Myanmar-India car rally aimed at promoting friendship, trade and tourism between the two countries will be launched in March.

The rally is organised by the North East Federation on International Trade (NEFIT) and will be held on the sidelines of a trade and tourism conference.

The March 13-21 Guwahati-Yangon-Guwahati rally will cover 5,000 km, as reported on Saturday quoting the 7-Day News. About 200 people and 55 cars will be a part of the rally.