Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Aamir Khan will Run at the Olympic Torch Relay in New Delhi

Aamir Khan will be seen running with the Olympic Torch at the Olympic Torch Relay in New Delhi. The popular Bollywood actor is the brand ambassador of Coca-Cola, the globa l partner of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Aamir Khan will join Saif Ali Khan and Soha Ali Khan in the run and has become one of the top six torchbearers to run in the Indian capital. The actor has been delighted to be a part of event and termed it an honor for himself. Aamir is also very happy with Coca-Cola’s environment awareness initiative.

India Times reported:

Speaking about the same Aamir said, “I am delighted to be a part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games Olympic Torch Relay. This is a rare privilege and an absolute honor. What makes this special is that it gives me the opportunity to be associated with the world's greatest sporting event and at the same time to raise awareness about the cause of the environment.”

He further continues “On behalf of Coca-Cola, I am delighted to announce the roll out of the company's latest environment awareness initiative. The country wide program includes organizing painting competitions in schools on the theme “ The Need To Protect the Environment ”. The initiative would involve thousands of students across India.”

There are some other high profile personalities from different organizations who are also going to run at the Olympic Torch Relay in New Delhi. No doubt, it is an honor for anybody to get a chance to run with Olympic Torch. So, it is natural Aamir is also feeling proud of it.