Pearl city among 2 cities from India selected to UNESCO’s creative cities network : Minister

Published: Oct 31, 2019, 7:27 pm IST

Hyderabad, Oct 31 (UNI)  Pearl City Hyderabad is among the two cities from India selected to UNESCO’s (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) creative cities network. Taking to Micro-Blogging Site Twitter, Telangana Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development, K T Rama Rao said he was glad to announce that ” Hyderabad is selected as @ UNESCO Creative city in Gastronomy category on the occasion of World Cities day on Thursday”.  It (Hyderabad) is among the 2 cities from India in list of 66 cities worldwide, other being Mumbai finds place in Film category into the list from India, the Minister said. A total 12 cities from India applied for it and in which eight applications were submitted within deadline and in all formats, Mr Rao said.