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9th International Day of Yoga Celebrations at UNESCO Heritage Galle

Posted on: June 21, 2023 | Back | Print

Consulate General of India Hambantota celebrated the 9th ‘International Yoga Day’ on 21st June 2023 at iconic UNESCO Heritage, Galle Fort with great Spirit. This year’s IDY celebrations resonate with the theme of India’s ongoing Presidency of the G20, Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam or ‘One Earth, One Family, One Future’.

The Consul General Mr. Dipin P.R delivered the welcome speech and the event was graced by Dr. Wille Gamaga, Hon’ble Governor of Southern Province as the chief guest. Many other dignitaries such as Mr. Bimal I De Silva Ministry Secretary of Southern Provincial Ministry of Sports & Culture, Mr. A.U Welarathne, Ministry Secretary of Southern Provincial Ministry of Agriculture Officials of SL Air Force & SL Police. Members of Galle District Chamber of Commerce, Officials of Southern Provincial Ministries, Ayurveda Doctors of Galle District Ayurveda Hospital and Students of Southlands College, All Saint’s College, Vidyaloka College, Sacred Heart Convent, Sangamitta College Galle & local yoga enthusiasts joined the celebration.  Yoga Programme was conducted by Mr. Srinivas Rao, Yoga Instructor from India & Mr. Somie P Palliyaguruge, instructor from Om Yoga Institute, Matara


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