Kuala Lumpur voted one of seven magnificent cities in the world


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  • Tuesday, 09 Dec 2014

Kuala Lumpur city.

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur has been voted one of the seven most magnificent and incredible cities in the World.

The other six were La Paz (Bolivia), Havana (Cuba), Beirut (Lebanon), Doha (Qatar), Vigan (Philippines), and Durban (South Africa). 

From a long list of 1200 nominees from 220 countries the list was narrowed down to 28 through qualification and selection process.

Top 28 cities went through three phases of worldwide vote until seven cities were chosen.

The seven cities were chosen based on voting from people using the Internet, smartphone apps, international telephone voting lines and text messaging.

Announcing the results at the New7Wonders voting center in Dubai, Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders stated, “We congratulate each of these cities on achieving their New7Wonders status, and we look forward to celebrating their election to the canon of 7 with their citizens in 2015.”

Launched two years ago, New7Wonders Cities is the third global vote and follows the New7Wonders of the World and New7Wonders of Nature campaigns.

Established in 2001, the foundation seeks to contribute to the protection of the world's human-built and natural heritage and cultivate respect for the planet's diversity. - Bernama

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