Ahmedabad Formally Accorded Status of India’s First World Heritage City by UNESCO

Gujarat’s commercial capital Ahmedabad was formally accorded the status of India’s first World Heritage City by UNESCO. UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova handed over the certificate declaring Ahmedabad as a ‘World Heritage City’ to Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in Gandhinagar.

In July, the UN agency had inscribed Ahmedabad as India’s first World Heritage City at a meeting held in Poland.
Important Takeaways From Above News-
  • UNESCO stands for United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization.
  • Irina Bokova is the Present Director-General of UNESCO.
Source- The Indian Express

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