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