Logo For International Day Of Yoga Launched

The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj along with the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health & Family Welfare, Mr. Shripad Yesso Naik launching a logo for the International Day for Yoga, in New Delhi on April 29, 2015. The Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Mr. Nilanjan Sanyal is also seen.

The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Mrs. Sushma Swaraj along with the Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge) and Health & Family Welfare, Mr. Shripad Yesso Naik launching a logo for the International Day for Yoga, in New Delhi on April 29, 2015. The Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, Mr. Nilanjan Sanyal is also seen.

173 Countries Co-sponsor International Day of Yoga

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): Mrs. Sushma Swaraj, Union Minister for External Affairs and Mr. Shripad Naik, Minister of AYUSH launched the logo for International Day of Yoga on April 29. The logo was selected by the Committee of Yoga experts constituted by Ministry of AYUSH and has been approved by the Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi.

Speaking on the occasion, the AYUSH Minister said that India will celebrate its 1st International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2015 and various activities will be carried out all over the world to mark the occasion.

International Day of Yoga has got co-sponsorship of 177 countries and will be celebrated in 193 countries all over the world, announced the Union Minister for External Affairs.

Senior officials of Ministry of AYUSH and External Affairs were also present on the occasion.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN)