Top

PM Modi in Argentina; attends 'Yoga for Peace' event

Modi said that issues such as global economy, sustainable development, climate change and economic fugitives, which are of interest to the entire global community will come up for discussion at the two-day summit that will begin on Saturday.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 30 Nov 2018 5:30 AM GMT

PM Modi in Argentina; attends Yoga for Peace event
X
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Whatsapp
  • Telegram
  • Linkedin
  • Print

Buenos Aires: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after his arrival to Argentina attended 'Yoga for Peace' event. He is also schedule to participate in the G20 summit during which he will hold several bilateral meetings, said an official statement on Friday.

In the event on Thursday night, Modi said that issues such as global economy, sustainable development, climate change and economic fugitives, which are of interest to the entire global community will come up for discussion at the two-day summit that will begin on Saturday.

The event featured a mass yoga demonstration by 600 people and a song by famous Argentine singer Patricia Sosa, a chanting of Om Namah Shivaya and a short Indian classical dance performance.

ALSO READ: Coffee chain Starbucks to ban pornography on its free wi-fi

Congratulating "The Art of Living" for organising this event, the Prime Minister said that yoga improves the health of both mind and body.

Describing Yoga as as India's gift to the world for health, wellness and peace, PM said, "Today, yoga is joining India and Argentina with a spiritual bond."

Modi spoke of Argentina's interest in Indian philosophy, art, music, and dance; and the immense popularity of Argentine football stars, such as Diego Maradona, in India.

ALSO READ: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal is corrupt, says Manoj Tiwari

The PM also congratulated the Argentine hockey team for winning their first match during the Hockey World Cup held in Odisha.

Modi is also schedule to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the summit.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

Next Story