Brazilian President, Bhutanese PM hail yoga day celebrations

New Delhi, June 22: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and Bhutanese Prime Minister Tsering Tobgay today appreciated the way the yoga day was celebrated yesterday while hailing the art of keeping body and mind in good shape.

"Brazil supported the resolution of the UN. Yoga helps health and well being of people. Increasingly, Brazilians practice yoga which brings harmony, balance and interaction," Rousseff tweeted, which was retweeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

World leaders hail Yoga Day celebrations

She appreciated Modi's role regarding the celebrations of the yoga day.

In his response, Modi tweeted, "Thank you President Rousseff for the kind words on Yoga & #YogaDay. The spirit with which Brazil joined Yoga Day is appreciable. We must take forward the enthusiasm seen during #YogaDay & inspire people to make Yoga a key part of their daily live."

Tobgay, while commenting on the yoga day, tweeted, "Feeling relaxed after taking part in the mega yoga event organised to mark International Yoga Day by the Indian Embassy."

Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai also tweeted an appreciative message on the first International Yoga Day.


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