The 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO has been postponed due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The session which will be hosted by the Chinese government, was scheduled to be held in Fuzhou of eastern China’s Fujian Province from 29th June to 9th July 2020.
The Organizing Committee’s bureau members took the decision unanimously to postpone the 44th session of the World Heritage Committee of UNESCO keeping in view the novel coronavirus outbreak. The announcement of the decision was made by China’s Ministry of Education.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- President of China: Xi Jinping; Capital: Beijing; Currency: Chinese Yuan.
- Director General of UNESCO: Audrey Azoulay.