June 21, 2018
New Delhi: To commemorate the fourth anniversary of International Yoga Day, the Maldives Embassy in India, participated in the International Yoga Day event organized by the Ministry Of External Affairs in India.
The Maldives Embassy was represented by Ms. Shazra Abdul Sattar, Deputy Chief Mission & Minister in India. The event saw the presence of important dignitaries from other countries.
It was the Honorable Prime Minister of India while addressing the United Nations General Assembly 2014 proposed June 21st to be observed as International Yoga Day throughout the world. Recognizing its universal appeal, on December 11, 2014, the United Nations declared June 21 as International Day of Yoga.