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Launch of International Day of Yoga in Nur-Sultan

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Embassy of India, Nur-Sultan in collaboration with Embassy of Republic of South Africa, United Nation’s Office and KAZGUU Academic Diplomatic club organized the launch of International Day of Yoga, UN Academic Impact and UN Mandela Day at the premises of Kazakhstan University of Humanities and Law, Nur-Sultan on May 13, 2015. The programme was attended by more than 400 university students. Mr. Maksut Narikbayev, President of KAZGUU University, Mr. Shirish Soni, Ambassador of the Republic of South Africa, Mr. Tolegen Mukhamedzhanov, President of the Kazakh International Association, Peace through Culture and Shri R. Gururaj, Acting Director, Indian Cultural Centre addressed the gathering and spoke about the health benefits of yoga. The programme included a flash mob of university students, who participated in a yoga dance performance led by Mrs. Ruweida Soni, Spouse of South African Ambassador. The programme lasted for about an hour.