The Afro-Asian Community Initiative for Development (AACID) on Wednesday said that the forthcoming Yoga Festival would assist in promoting bilateral and cultural ties among Nigerians and other Asian countries.
Mr Sanjay Vipul Srivastava, its President, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos the diplomats from no less than 15 countries were also expected to grace the event slated for Dec.24.
Yoga is a group of physical, mental, and spiritual practices or disciplines which originated in ancient India.
The president added that it would hold at the premises of the Indian High Commission on Victoria Island, Lagos from 11 a.m.
He said that the festival would assemble Nigerians and other Asian countries’ nationals living in Lagos.
Srivastava said,“We are expecting a gathering of more than 500 eminent Indo-Asian and African families to participate in the celebration; we want every man to come with their family members.
“Attendance is free because it is our own way of giving back to the society,’’ he said.