Indian State Minister Lekhi meets with Dendias, performs yoga with Greek students

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Indian Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakashi Lekhi met withForeign Minister Nikos Dendias and performed yoga with Greek students on the first day of her two-day visit to Greece on Monday.

According to a press release by the Indian Ministry of External Affairs, "this visit will be to further strengthen the long-standing, warm and friendly relations between the two countries and provide an opportunity to further explore new avenues of cooperation."

Additionally, she participated in a special Yoga event organised by the SivaOm Yoga studio in Greece as part of the ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ celebrations.

Meenakashi Lekhi perfomring yoga with SivaOm students:

SivaOm Guruji Shri Siddhartha Shiv Khanna presenting Meenakashi Lekhi with a gift:

Meenakashi Lekhi with SivaOm students:

As announced on Twitter, the Indian Minister also met with Prof. Emer. John Chrysoulakis, Secretary General for Greeks Abroad & Public Diplomacy, and his team, writing that she had "a productive luncheon."

"Shared new ideas for further strengthening India-Greece relations," the tweet added.

For his part, Greek foreign minister Nikos Dendias wrote: "On the margins of today’s event on Greece - India friendship, organised by SG for Greeks Abroad & Public Diplomacy, I met with India Minister of State for External Affairs & Culture, Meenakashi Lekhi."

"Discussion focused on

  • further strengthening Greece-India rapidly developing relations in many areas, including economy & culture
  • migration & mobility"

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