Sarawak eyes Unesco city's gastronomy recognition for Kuching


Kuching’s iconic white cat statue at Padungan is a top tourist spot in the city. — ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry (Motac), in collaboration with the Sarawak government, is in the process of elevating the city of Kuching to be recognised in the Unesco Creative Cities Network (UCCN) under the gastronomy category.

Its minister, Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said the main objective of UCCN, an initiative introduced by Unesco in 2004, was to foster innovation and creativity as a driver towards sustainable city development.

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