Unesco officials working with Myanmar to list Bagan as a World Heritage Site are confident that Bagan will be added to the register within a few years. The article also does address some of the issues that will complicate the listing.
Bagan on Course for World Heritage Listing: Unesco Expert
The Irrawaddy, 13 October 2014
The temple complex of Bagan in central Burma will become a Unesco World Heritage Site within the next few years, a Unesco expert said on Sunday, adding that Culture Ministry officials and international experts had taken the first steps toward drawing up a World Heritage nomination and a protection plan for Bagan.
“I think everyone has agreed to move ahead with the process,” said Kai Weise, a World Heritage expert working on the nomination, when asked whether Bagan would become a World Heritage Site.
“This is an opportunity to find solutions, and Bagan is of outstanding universal value. So it’s a question of going through a process. As a site you can say it should be on the World Heritage List,” he said.
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