A two-day international yoga conference organised by Ministry of AYUSH will be inaugurated by Vice-President Hamid Ansari tomorrow in which delegates from 32 countries will take part.
About 70 international delegates from countries like Iraq, Afghanistan, Algeria, Malaysia, Spain, Russia, Portugal, Australia, Belgium, China, Egypt, Iceland, Japan, Kuwait, Korea, Kenya, Slovenia, Uzbekistan and Mauritius will attend the conference titled ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond’.
Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will be present for the valedictory session on June 23. Minister for AYUSH Shri Shripad Yesso Naik will be the Guest of Honour in both the sessions and Ramdev will be among those present during the inaugural session.
During the nine technical sessions of the conference, eminent yoga gurus, exponents and experts will extensively deliberate upon various themes such as “Yoga and Physical Wellbeing”, “Insights from Yoga Scholars”, “Integration of Yoga in Healthcare Delivery System”, “Yoga for Mental health”, “Yoga for Body and Beyond”.
During the inaugural session, certificates will be presented to the winners of ‘Best Yoga Apparels’ and ‘Best Yoga Geet’, which were commissioned by Ministry of AYUSH.
During the valedictory session, certificates will also be presented to the first certified yoga school in India. Yoga professionals from Japan will also be recognised under the scheme launched by Ministry of AYUSH and managed by Quality Council of India.