The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation awards were announced at a ceremony held in Penang, Malaysia. 4 heritage landmarks from India were chosen for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation 2019.
|Heritage landmark||Award category||Place|
|Flora Fountain||Honourable mention||Mumbai|
|KenesethEliyahoo Synagogue||Award of Merit||Mumbai|
|Our Lady of Glory Church||Award of Merit||Mumbai|
|Vikram Sarabhai Library from (IIM)||Award of Distinction||Ahmedabad|
Renewal of Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts in Hong Kong received the Award of Excellence, which is the highest award among all categories.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For RRB NTPC/IBPS RRB Mains:
- UNESCO President: Audrey Azoulay; Founded: 16 November 1945.
- Headquarters- Paris, France.
Source: The NDTV