History & Culture

Kerala Tourism, UNESCO sign pact on Spice Route heritage

KOCHI

Kerala Tourism has signed an agreement with UNESCO to begin a historic cooperation between the State and the world’s foremost cultural organisation in promoting and protecting the ancient Spice Route heritage.

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Kerala Tourism Secretary Suman Billa and UNESCO Director and Representative to India Shigeru Aoyagi in the presence of State Tourism Minister A P Anil Kumar and K M Chandrasekhar, Vice-Chairman, Kerala State Planning Board.

The MoU signed yesterday seeks to formalise a framework of cooperation in the areas of cultural heritage protection and promotion in the State.

Full report here Business Line

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