India Plans to Perform Yoga for Different Nations

Narendra Modi with the participants during the mass yoga demonstration at the Capitol Complex, Chandigarh, on the occasion of the 2nd International Day of Yoga – 2016, on June 21, 2016
Narendra Modi with the participants during the mass yoga demonstration at the Capitol Complex, Chandigarh, on the occasion of the 2nd International Day of Yoga – 2016, on June 21, 2016

India’s Minister of Health & Family Welfare, J P Nadda, will be leading today a yoga event at the 69th session of the WHO Regional Committee of South-East Asia Region (WHO-SEARO) at Colombo.

Carrying forward the vision of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Nadda will join health ministers of several nations in the Yoga session.

According to a government communiqué, the event is supposed to carry the message of the benefits of yoga across various nations.

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Nadda is representing India at the WHO-SEARO session, where he has articulated the vision of Government of India in the area of universal healthcare and its roadmap for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

He has highlighted the myriad achievements of the Health Ministry including Mission Indradhanush, MNTE and Yaws-free status of India in the various sessions at the meet.

Nadda also received the certificates for MNTE and Yaws-free India. The certificates were presented by DG, WHO, Dr. Margaret Chan and DG, WHO-SEARO Dr. Poonam Khetrapal Singh.

Photo courtesy: Press Information Bureau

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