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Saudi Arabia signs MoU with India to promote Yoga

MoU was signed by Indian Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed and Abdullah Faisal Hammad, director of Leaders Development Institute of the Saudi Sports Ministry. Photo courtesy Arab News

By Muslim Mirror Staff

New Delhi: Saudi Arabia on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with India to promote yoga in Saudi Arabia. The MoU will pave the way for the establishment of yoga courses in the kingdom, reported Arab News.

The MoU was signed between the Saudi Ministry of Sports’ Leaders Development Institute and the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga affiliated with India’s Ministry of Ayush.

The signing ceremony, held in Riyadh, coincided with International Yoga Day observed on June 21. The first International Day of Yoga was observed on June 21, 2015.

The MoU was signed by Indian Ambassador Dr. Ausaf Sayeed and Abdullah Faisal Hammad, director of Leaders Development Institute of the Saudi Sports Ministry.

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