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2nd International Day of Yoga celebrated in Sudan

In celebration of 2nd International Day of Yoga, Embassy of India, Khartoum organized a collective Yoga exercise at Corinthia Hotel, Khartoum at 730 hrs on June 18, 2016. Approximately 200 Yoga enthusiasts participated in the event. The participants included members of Indian Community, children of Omdurman Indian Community School, members of local diplomatic community, Indian PSUs based in Khartoum and members of the Mission along with their families. The event started with the projection of the video messages of Hon’ble Prime Minister and Hon’ble External Affairs Minister of India followed by Ambassador’s welcome remarks. Many Asanas from the Common Yoga Protocol were collectively practiced by the group. Members of foreign diplomatic community including wife of the Brazilian Ambassador and Sudanese friends of India participated in the event. Ambassador Amrit Lugun, in his remarks, highlighted about the UN resolution of International Day of Yoga which was co-sponsored by 177 countries of the United Nation. He expressed his appreciation and thanks to the participants. He also expressed his views about Yoga and encouraged the audience to practice Yoga on regular basis for healthy living.

  • Khartoum

    Celebration of International Day of Yoga - 2016

    Lebdah Hall, Corinthia Hotel, Khartoum

    Date June 18, 2016
    Time 0730 Hrs
    Access Open to all
    Contact Person Manoj B Verma, SS(HOC), Cell No. 00249 922458001