International Yoga Day: PM Modi writes to Presidents of Sri Lanka, Brazil

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month wrote to the President of Brazil and Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, thanking them for their cooperation in celebrating the international event. In a letter to Rajapaksa, Modi expressed his gratitude for the successful conduct of Yoga Day celebrations every year in Sri Lanka. According to a tweet by the Indian Mission in Sri Lanka, in this letter written on May 25, the Prime Minister said that the main theme of this year’s Yoga Day is ‘Yoga for Wellness’, which aims to promote good health and well-being of people around the world. shows concern for In a letter to the President of Brazil on May 14, Modi wrote that the response of the United Nations General Assembly to the celebration of June 21 in the year 2014 has been overwhelming, which underscores the importance of yoga and the importance of transcending it. . Since then, International Yoga Day is celebrated every year around the world on 21st June. According to the Ministry of AYUSH, India’s missions abroad are coordinating various activities in their respective countries till June 21 and as per reports, Yoga Day will be celebrated in around 190 countries globally.

[Attribution to NBT]

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