‘Pink City’ becomes certified UNESCO World Heritage City

Jaipur “The Pink City” has been certified by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as the World Heritage site. The certification was done by the UNESCO Director General Audrey Azoulay during an event held in Jaipur, Rajasthan. As part of certification, the World Heritage City certificate was handover by UNESCO Director General to Minister of Urban Development Shanti Dhariwal.

The certification of Jaipur “The Pink City” as the World Heritage site is expected to boost the tourism sector of the state of Rajasthan and also intends to the development of Western Rajasthan for tourism with the support of UNESCO.

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  • CM of Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot; Governor: Kalraj Mishra; Capital: Jaipur.

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