Perak confident of World Heritage listing for Lenggong Valley

Lenggong Archaeological Museum

The state government of Perak in Malaysia expressed confidence that the Lenggong Valley, home to a number of prehistoric sites, will be listed as a World Heritage site.

Lenggong Archaeological Museum
Lenggong Archaeological Museum

Perak Confident Lenggong Valley Will Be Listed As World Heritage Site
Bernama, 24 January 2012

– The Perak government is confident that the Lenggong Valley will soon be listed as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO).

Malaysia submitted the nominaWion for Lenggong Valley on Jan 31 last year and the results is expected to be known after the UNESCO convention in Africa.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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