The Colors of Lahore, The Cultural Heritage Sites

World Heritage Day - April 18

World Heritage is the shared wealth of humankind. Protecting and preserving this valuable asset demands the collective efforts of the international community. This special day offers an opportunity to raise the public's awareness about the diversity of cultural heritage and the efforts that are required to protect and conserve it, as well as draw attention to its vulnerability.

INDIA has 28 sites on unesco's world heritage list.34 more have been recommended by the country and are awaiting entry into the exclusive club.
There are sites that Unesco's World heritage committee regards as having outstanding universal value.The Taj Mahal is on the list;so are the Pyramids of Egypt;the Great Wall of China and many other well known landmarks.

There are thousands of monuments and sites out there,which need immediate attention.Being the biggest brand in conservation, Unesco's World Heritage tag can provide them support and focus.

On Monday ,World Heritage Day , time for Unesco's member countries to rise to the challenge ?????