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Oli leads International Yoga Day celebrations in Nepal

Kathmandu

21-June-2019

Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli led the fifth International Yoga Day celebrations attended by fitness enthusiasts in the country's capital on Friday.

On the occasion, a grand procession was organized from Ratna Park in central Kathmandu to City Hall (Rashtriya Sabha Griha). 

After the procession, a programme was organized at the Rashtriya Sabha Griha where many yoga experts delivered a talk. Oli was the Chief Guest at the event, the Indian Embassy in Nepal tweeted.

Hundreds of Nepalese also performed breathing exercises at the iconic Janaki Mandir in Janakpur, Nepal. Deputy Prime Minister Upendra Yadav, the Governor and Chief Minister of Province 2 and dignitaries joined thousands of enthusiasts at the temple.

The event was organized by the Indian Embassy, Patanjali Yogpeeth Nepal and Janaki Temple Trust. IANS