via Vietnam Plus, 24 February 2021: A recent cross-government meeting between Unesco, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, the Hanoi government and the management of the Thang Long Citadel affirmed the importance of the site and outlined future steps to enhance its values.
The Thang Long Imperial Citadel in the centre of Hanoi should be preserved and developed with a vision to become a Heritage Park, said Secretary of the Hanoi Party Committee Vuong Dinh Hue at a working session with its management body – the Thang Long-Hanoi Heritage Conservation Centre on February 23.
The Hanoi leader said that along with the Co Loa Relic Site, the Thang Long Imperial Citadel is a precious heritage of Hanoi. He stressed the need to promote the citadel relic site’s values in line with tourism development.
He also underscored the importance of strengthening international cooperation in restoring and promoting the values of the Thang Long Imperial Citadel.