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Press Release

6th International Day of Yoga 2020

In the midst of lock down and social distancing, 6th International Day of Yoga, 2020 was celebrated with fervour and enthusiasm at the Embassy Premises today morning. Following the theme “Yoga at Home”, the event was an in-house event for embassy and ITBP officials and telecast online for our Afghan friends to encourage them to do yoga from their home.  The event began with displaying of the video “Spirit of Yoga” released by ICCR to encourage people to perform yoga from their home in the midst of COVID-19 Pandemic. It was followed by display of  special message of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the occasion of the 6th International Day of Yoga 2020.

2. The main Yoga event was focused on giving exercises to the spine, lymph nodes, nervous system apart from Pranayama and various kriyas for mental well being. Ambassador of India to Afghanistan, H.E. Mr. Vinay Kumar, in his address to the participants emphasized on the importance of practicing yoga for better living and realizing the unity of human beings with the Nature which sustains all the lives on this planet. The event ended with serving of light refreshments to the participants.

Kabul
21 June 2020

 
 
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