The Embassy welcomes the participants of the 1st Congress Russian Association of Explorers of the Himalayas and Tibet
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23 november / 2021

The Embassy welcomes the participants of the 1st Congress Russian Association of Explorers of the Himalayas and Tibet

On November 23, 2021, within the walls of the Russian Geographical Society, the 1st Congress of the Russian Association of Explorers of the Himalayas and Tibet (RAIGiT) opened. At the All-Russian Interdisciplinary Scientific Conference "Russian Studies of the Himalayas and Tibet - 2021: Nature and Culture" organized within its framework, reports were made by delegates from various regions of Russia engaged in ethnographic, geological, botanical, zoological, and historiographic studies of the "abode of snow". The association has confirmed plans to make another trip to the Himalayas next year.

The President of RAIGiT, senior researcher at the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences L.Ya. Borkin read out the greetings of the Russian Embassy in India to the participants of the congress expressing support for the initiatives of Russian scientists.