Consulate General of India, Jeddah celebrated the 9th International Day of Yoga 2023,under the theme “Yoga for VasudaivaKutumbakam” and as part of the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM)at Al-Sohba Garden in Park Hyatt, Jeddah on 20 June 2023. King Fahd’s fountain, which is the tallest water fountain in the world, provided a scenic background for the celebration of 9th International Day of Yoga and made the evening more blissful.
2. Consul General of India, his Excellency Mohd. Shahid Alam graced the occasion as the Chief Guest for the celebration of 9th International Day of Yoga. During his speech Consul General shared his personal experience of practicing Yoga for de-stressing the mind and body.
3. Mr. Yahya Al Shareef, a Saudi Yoga enthusiast presented his experience with yoga while Ms. Salwa Al Madani, and Ms. Irum Khan, two renowned Yoga instructors in Jeddah, shared their views on Health benefits of practicing the Yoga.
4. The event saw the participation by Consulate officials, members of Indian diaspora, members of Media Fraternity of Jeddah.Most noticeable were the young participants from International Indian School, Jeddah. They seemed truly imbibed in the magic of Yoga.
5. TheYoga instructors were presented certificates of appreciation by Consul GeneralShri Mohd. Shahid Alam and Madam Consul General Dr. Shakeela Shahid.