India at UNESCO: India was on Thursday elected to the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Cultural Organization. Its tenure here will be of four years. A week before this, India was re-elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO. Minister of State for External Affairs Meenakshi Lekhi said in a tweet, “I am happy to announce that India has selected the World Heritage Committee from the Asia Pacific region.” won the seat. I thank all my supporters for this historic victory.
Happy to announce that India has won the seat on World Heritage Committee 2021-26 ( UNESCO) from the Asia Pacific region. I thank all our supporters for leading us to this historic win.
— Meenakashi Lekhi (@M_Lekhi) November 25, 2021
‘India at Unesco’ tweeted that India (2021-25) was elected to the World Heritage Committee with 142 votes for a four-year term. Earlier on November 17, India was re-elected to the Executive Board of UNESCO for the term 2021-25.
India gets elected to the World Heritage Committee with 142 votes for a four year term from 2021-25 ! #WorldHeritageWeek @DrSJaishankar @VishalVSharma7 @harshvshringla @M_Lekhi @narendramodi pic.twitter.com/ftzRLgH8eg
— India at UNESCO (@IndiaatUNESCO) November 25, 2021
Congratulating India on this victory, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said, “A good day for Indian diplomacy. We have been elected to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee for 2021-25.
Good day for Indian diplomacy.
Elected to the @UNESCO World Heritage Committee for 2021-25.
Praveen Sinha also elected to the @INTERPOL_HQ Executive Committee.
keep it up #TeamMEA,
— Dr. S. Jaishankar (@DrSJaishankar) November 25, 2021
This committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Treaty. Simultaneously, the committee defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance to the states at their request.
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