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Hyderabad: At the International Association of Horticulture Producers (AIPH) 2022 World Green City Awards 2022 held in Jeju, South Korea on October 14, Hyderabad took home two awards, the overall "World Green City Award 2022" and another in the category of "Living Green for Economic Recovery and Inclusive Growth."
Hyderabad is the only Indian city that was chosen, and Telangana and India are really proud of Hyderabad for winning not just the category prize but also the overall "World Green City 2022" award, the best across all six categories.
Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development KT Rama Rao congratulated the entire Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority team and Special Chief Secretary, MA&UD Arvind Kumar for the achievement.
Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao expressed happiness over the city receiving the prestigious "International Association of Horticulture Producers" (AIPH) awards.
He said these international awards have further strengthened the reputation of Telangana and the country.
"These international awards are a proof that the state government is strongly implementing the Haritaharam and urban development programmes giving green fruits to the country," he said in a statement on Friday night.
It is a matter of pride that Hyderabad is the only city from India to be selected for these international awards, he added.
With PTI inputs