Kathmandu. Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the 7th International Ayurveda Conference. On that occasion, Prime Minister Dahal expressed his belief that the conference would be fruitful in spreading the importance of Ayurveda medicine globally and also mentioned that the government is giving importance to Ayurveda medicine system.
He also said that post-Covid Nepal government is increasing investment to promote Ayurveda medicine and for that Nepal is conducting various projects in coordination with Indian government and World Health Organization.
Similarly, giving a virtual address, Maharaja Tony Nader, patron scientist of the conference, said that Nepal and India are changing the world through Ayurveda and Yoga. He claimed Mahesh Maharshi Yogi presented the scientific basis of spiritual meditation, yoga and Ayurveda and discussed about how he has contributed to make it global.
On this occasion, the president of Nepal Maharishi Vedic Foundation Dr. Deepak Prakash Baskota informed that the conference was previously held in Roetmold, Netherlands in 2015, London, UK in 2017, Leiden, Netherlands in 2018, and claimed that this conference will take the field of Ayurveda based on Vedic science to a new height.
Sangita Kaushal Mishra, Additional Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Government of Nepal, stated that Ayurveda, which is considered as an alternative medicine, is scientific as well as reliable, and mentioned that the Government of Nepal has emphasized on its development.
In the event, Navin Shrivastava, the Indian ambassador to Nepal, mentioned about the importance of Ayurveda and traditional treatment methods and highlighted about how India has collaborated with other countries including Nepal to promote Ayurveda, on issues after Covid.
Padam Bhushan Vaidya Devendra Triguna, President of Nepal Ayurveda Academy of Ayurveda India, recalled that Maharishi Mahesh Yogi said that Nepal is the land of Vedas and sages.
President of Nepal Ayurveda Physicians Association Dr. Shyambabu Yadav while delivering the welcome speech said that the conference will be fruitful in highlighting the importance of Ayurveda medicine.
Among the programs, an agreement has been signed between Maharishi International University and Kathmandu University for conducting educational programs.
The 7th International Ayurveda Conference, which started today from Falgun 21 in Kathmandu with the slogan "holistic health care for all", will be held for 3 days. 100/100 Ayurveda experts from Nepal, India and Europe and America have participated in the conference respectively.
In the conference, working papers on 90 topics will be presented by experts in the Vedic field, Ayurveda doctors and experts. Nepal Maharishi Vedic Foundation and Nepal Ayurveda Physicians Association are the local organizers of the conference, International Maharishi Ayurveda Foundation Netherlands, All India Ayurveda Congress Delhi and International Academy of Ayurveda Pune are participating partners, while Nepal Government Ministry of Health and Indian Government Ministry of AYUSH are collaborating partners.