• #163, Kirulapone Avenue, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka
  • +94 112 51 5759

sintami

International Day of Yoga 2017 celebrations kick off in Sri Lanka

International Day of Yoga 2017Indian Cultural Centre, High Commission of India, Colombo in collaboration with World Health Organization (WHO), Sri Lanka organized a curtain raiser event to celebrate International Day of Yoga- 2017 at Independence square Arcade on 7th April.

 

Minister of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine Dr. Rajitha Senaratne, and High Commissioner of India Taranjit Singh Sandhu participated in the Yoga demonstrations. Dr. Jacob Kumaresan, WHO representative to Sri Lanka, Ms. Una McCauly, UN Resident Coordinator, and Ms Anooja Weeresinghe film actress were among the many distinguished guests who participated in the event.

A curtain raiser event was also organized on March 31 as a part of National Festival Thira Sara Lanka-2017 (Sustain Lanka-2017), which was inaugurated by President Maithripala Sirisena.  

Third International Day of Yoga will be held on Sunday, 18 June 2017 at 6.30 am at Independence square.

LATEST POSTS

07.01.2019

09 January 2019
07.01.2019

Decisions taken by the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting...

Press Release 20.12.2018

20 December 2018
Press Release 20.12.2018

The new Cabinet of Ministers took their oaths before President...

Cabinet Decisions - 13.11.2018

14 November 2018
Cabinet Decisions - 13.11.2018

Decisions taken by the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting...

Cabinet Decisions - 05.11.2018

07 November 2018
Cabinet Decisions - 05.11.2018

Decisions taken by the Cabinet of Ministers at its meeting...

The department assists media in a macro level in welfare, training, policy planning and accreditation, and providing easy access to Government news and information.