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.