India elected to UNESCO World Heritage Committee for 4-year term

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Unesco: India has been elected member of the United Nations World Heritage Committee.

New Delhi:

India has been elected a member of the United Nations World Heritage Committee for a four-year term, commencing with the current year.

“Good day for Indian diplomacy. Elected to the @ UNESCO World Heritage Committee for 2021-25,” Foreign Minister S Jaishankar said in a tweet on Thursday.

The Committee is responsible for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, defines the use of the World Heritage Fund and allocates financial assistance at the request of States Parties, the official UNESCO website said.

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At the same time, in its tweet, EAM also informed that Interpol on Thursday elected Indian candidate Praveen Sinha, special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), as delegate for Asia on its executive committee. .

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