Guyana: President Ali attends presentation on soil health by Sadhguru

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Anglina Byron

Guyana: President Mohammad Irfaan Ali has also joined the league with other Caribbean leaders ad welcomes globally renowned Yogi Sadhguru Jagdish Vasudev, who is a founder of Conscious Planet and Isha Foundation. President Dr Irfaan Ali and First Lady Arya Ali, this morning, hosted a breakfast reception at State House for the world-famous yoga guru and spiritual master, Jagadish Vasudev, known as Sadhguru.

Dr Irfaan Ali and First Lady Arya Ali also attended a presentation on soil health and its sustainability by the world-renowned yoga guru, Sadhguru, at the National Cultural Centre on Saturday (March 12, 2022).

Guyana: President Ali attends presentation on soil health by Sadhguru

The event was joined by Government officials, members of the diplomatic community and other members of society.

Sadhguru, the founder of the Isha Foundation, is spearheading the Save Soil Movement around the world.

The founder of the Isha Foundation is on a one-day visit to Guyana. He is accompanied by popular Trinidadian soca artist— Machel Montano, who is also a practising yogi.

Guyana: President Ali attends presentation on soil health by Sadhguru

Sadhguru, who is spearheading the Save Soil Movement, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Guyana on soil cooperation before making a presentation on the importance of soil sustainability later in the day.

 Dr Irfaan Ali, this morning, oversaw the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Isha Foundation and the Ministry of Agriculture at State House.

Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, on behalf of the Government, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to preserve Guyana’s soil.

This is also in keeping with the country’s Low Carbon Development Strategy.

Vice President Dr Bharrat Jagdeo, members of Cabinet, several other Government officials, Indian High Commissioner to Guyana, Dr K.J Srinivasa and members of Sadhgura’s delegation were also at breakfast.

Guyana: President Ali attends presentation on soil health by Sadhguru

In the meeting, Sadhguru spoke about the degradation of soil around the world and the importance of global awareness. He also talked about spirituality, inner peace and unity.

The foundation, which was founded by the spiritual master and yoga guru, Jagadish Vasudev, known as Sadhguru, has a global movement called the Conscious Planet—which, among other things, promotes awareness of soil degradation through the Save Soil Movement.

The Movement is geared towards inspiring people to support policy redirections to safeguard, nurture and sustain soil and drive national policy changes in 193 nations toward raising and maintaining the organic content of the soil to a minimum of 3-6%.

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