Articles tagged under: UNESCO

Ahmedabad gets India’s first World Heritage City certificate

September 01, 2017
Ahmedabad gets India’s first World Heritage City certificate

Gandhinagar: UNESCO Director General Ms. Irina Bokova today handed over the certificate of inscription as world Heritage city to Ahmedabad to Gujarat Chief Minister Mr. Vijay Rupani in the presence of Deputy Chief Minister Mr. Nitinbhai Patel. Mr. Rupani said that it the moment of pride for all to receive India’s first world Heritage City certificate. It is a misfortune that our Ahmedabad did not become a place in the World Heritage as a result of the previous governments' indifferenc...Read More

Ahmedabad city inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage City

July 08, 2017
Ahmedabad city inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage City

Ahmedabad: The city of Ahmedabad has been declared India's first World Heritage City by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Ambassador/Permanent Representative of India to UNESCO in Paris Ruchira Kamboj conveyed this news on Twitter. UNESCO too announced this on its twitter and said: Just inscribed as UNESCO world heritage site - Historic City of Ahmadabad. The World Heritage Committee is assessing the nomination of 33 sites for inscription on...Read More

UNESCO team starts evaluating sites in Ahmedabad for heritage tag

September 28, 2016
UNESCO team starts evaluating sites in Ahmedabad for heritage tag

Ahmedabad:A UNESCO team today started its five-day visit to the monuments here to evaluate if the city deserves a world heritage status. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) had submitted an application in UNESCO for granting of world heritage city tag. A team headed by Adel Farhangi Shabesstari, a south Asia expert of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) is here on a "tentative nomination technical evaluation mission" for the city's demand for the heritage city t...Read More

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