New Delhi, Mar 2 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the International Yoga Festival, taking place in Rishikesh, via video conference on Thursday.

“At 12:30 pm I will address @IntlYogaFest at @ParmarthNiketan, Rishikesh via video conferencing. Watch on mobile ,” his tweet read.

The Prime Minister also lauded Swami Chidanand Saraswati for organising the meet.

“Great effort by @PujyaSwamiji to bring together Yogis from many nations for @IntlYogaFest. Global enthusiasm towards Yoga is gladdening,” PM Modi tweeted.