PM Modi inaugurated the traditional medicine and yoga centre in Turkmenistan. Modi said there are two major problems that the world is facing today. One is Terrorism and the other is climate change. The teachings of Mahatma Gandhi answered these two problems. Modi said that he was grateful to everyone for the warm reception that he received in Turkmenistan.Prime Minister Modi also stressed on the importance of Yoga .
PM Modi said,”Yoga teaches humans how to live, its aim is not just physical exercise. It also touches the mind and soul”.”Practising yoga regularly is extremely important to learn different asanas. I met Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly today. He said that he would set up a world class yoga centre in this country and people will see what change yoga brings and that he will make this country the prayog bhumi of that,” he added.
Prime Minister Modi unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi in Ashgabat earlier today. He also visited the mausoleum of the first president of Turkmenistan, Saparmur, at Niyazov. Prime Minister Modi, who issued a joint statement with Turkmenistan today, proposed that Turkmenistan becomes a member of the International North South Transport Corridor.