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Celebration of 8th International Day of Yoga at Tyre, South Lebanon

Jul 01, 2022



As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav (AKAM), for celebration of 75th year of India’s Independence and continuing with the #IDY2022 celebrations, Embassy of India, Beirut organized a sixth and final event on 08th International Day Yoga on June 30, 2022 from 1830 hours onwards in collaboration with Rest House Tyr Hotel & Resort and local partners. The Yoga Event was attended by Mr. Halim Haddad, Hotel & Resort Manager, Ms. Bane Khalife, Public Relations & Business Development, Dr. Binod Sharma, Chief Medical Officer UNIFIL and a large number of local Lebanese participants and UNIFIL Officers. The event was hosted at the Harbour next to the Tyre beach.


In his welcome address, Ambassador Dr. Suhel Ajaz Khan thanked Rest House Tyre for hosting the yoga event for the first time in the city of Tyre, one of the oldest continually inhabited cities in the world. He also welcomed all the participants who showed a lots of enthusiasm in joining the yoga session. Ambassador Khan highlighted the importance of practicing yoga in daily life.


After the welcome remarks by Ambassador, yoga sessions of around 45 minutes were led by Mr Sreekumar, Ms. Rola. Ghaddar, and and Ms. Josiane Azar, renowned Yoga Teachers in Lebanon.


The event was concluded with a distribution of plaque of appreciations,  certificates and  books on yoga to the Rest House Tyre Team and the yoga teachers. Yoga Mats and T-shirts were also distributed. Light refreshments were also served to the participants.

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