Taiping was ranked among the top three most sustainable cities in the world, according to the 2019 Sustainable Top 100 Destination Awards
Taiping Municipal Council president Datuk Abd Rahim Md Ariff has received the ranking award at the International Tourismus-Börse (ITB) travel trade show in Berlin, Germany on 6 March, the Star reported.
“This is the first time we received a prestigious international award.
“This achievement is due to the hard work of the community and all relevant governmental agencies,” he was quoted as saying.
The Perak town placed third behind Ljubljana, Slovenia, and Vancouver, Canada in the “Best of Cities” category.