India’s Culture Minister leads yoga session in S Africa ahead of BRICS meeting

Union Minister of External Affairs and Culture Meenakshi Lekhi on Thursday led a yoga session here ahead of her meeting with her counterparts from BRICS nations in Mpumalanga province of South Afric.

Lekhi will join the host, South African Minister Zizi Kodwa of Sport, Arts, and Culture; Margareth Menezes, Minister of Culture of the Federative Republic of Brazil; Andrei Malyshev, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation and LI Qun, Vice Minister of Culture and Tourism of the People’s Republic of China.

The cultural ministers will discuss the importance of cultural diplomacy and the potential of cultural industries in driving economic revival and fostering social cohesion in a post-pandemic world.

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