Jaipur city declared World Heritage site by UNESCO, says Ministry of Culture
| Saturday | 6th July, 2019
India’s pink city Jaipur, famous for its iconic architectural legacy and vibrant culture, has been declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO on Saturday, said Ministry of Culture.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the move and expressed happiness that the city has been recognised as a World Heritage Site.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot also congratulated people of the Walled City of Jaipur for making its entry into the UNESCO World Heritage Site list.
"It is a matter of great pride that our Pink City Jaipur has been declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO.
"The World Heritage Committee is composed of representatives of 21 States Parties to the World Heritage Convention who meet annually.
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