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Unesco to assess three sites in Myanmar next month

The Myanmar Department of Archaeology reports that a team from Unesco will make their initial visits to three Pyu sites in October that have is being nominated for World Heritage status.

UNESCO to inspect 3 ancient Pyu-era cities for world heritage list
Eleven Myanmar, 06 September 2013

UNESCO will make their first visit to Halin, Beikthano and Sri Ksetra, the three ancient Myanmar cities proposed to be listed on the world heritage during October, according to Department of Archaeology, National Museum and Library.

“Analysts from the United Nations Educations, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) will come around October 25 to inspect three ancient Pyu towns. They will ask the questions like how to conserve the towns, how to make management, how to make convenience for overseas and local visitors and are there any handouts about the towns. They will inspect the decoration of the sites, researching and how to excavate in these ancient areas. It is the first time to come,” an official from the Ministry of Culture said.

Full story here.

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