Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish leads the mass yoga demonstration in Vinh Phuc. (Photo: VNA)

Vinh Phuc (VNA) – A mass yoga demonstration took place in the northern province of Vinh Phuc on June 24, attracting nearly 1,000 yoga lovers from Hanoi and the northern provinces of Hai Duong, Phu Tho, Bac Giang and Vinh Phuc.

In response to third International Yoga Day (June 21), the event also formed part of celebrations for the 45th anniversary of Vietnam-India diplomatic ties and the 10th anniversary of bilateral strategic partnership.

Speaking at the event, Vice Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee Le Duy Thanh said the event aims to further strengthen mutual understanding between the two peoples.

Indian Ambassador to Vietnam Parvathaneni Harish, for his part, expressed wish that via the event, more people in Vinh Phuc will practise yoga.

The event was a joint effort among the provincial authorities, the Indian embassy and Bao Viet Insurance.-VNA