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Celebration of 5th International Day of Yoga 2019 - Mali

Posted on: June 26, 2019 | Back | Print

The fifth International Day of Yoga was celebrated in Bamako on 23rd June 2019 at the International Conference Center of Bamako (CICB). Mr. Koina Ag Ahmadou, Governor of Timbuktu was the Guest of Honour at the event. He was accompanied by Mr. Mohamed Ibrahim Cisse, Vice-President of the Interim Authority of the Regional Council of Timbuktu.  The Programme started with welcome remarks of Ambassador and a short speech by the Governor of Timbuktu. This was followed by Screening of video Messages of Hon’ble Prime Minister. In addition to the Indian community, a large number of Malian friends of India and diplomatic and expatriate community of Bamako participated in the celebration and took part in the collective Yogabhyas. The collective Yogabhyas was conducted by local Yoga Masters. The Programme ended with enchanting of Peace Mantras. The event was covered by local Television and print media. In the run up of the event, two practice exercises were also organized on 9 and 16 June 2019 at Embassy premises. 

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