Lenggong Valley becomes World Heritage Site; Perak Man to Return

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During last weekend’s ceremony to officially recognise the Lenggong Valley as a World Heritage Site, Culture Minister Rais Yatim announced that the Perak Man skeleton will be moved from the National Museum in Kuala Lumpur to the Lenggong Valley, presumably after the appropriate infrastructure has been built within the next few years.

Perak Man, New Straits Times 20121002

Perak Man, New Straits Times 20121002

‘Perak Man’ to return to Lenggong where he was found, says Rais
The Star, 10 November 2012

Perak Man To Be Brought Home To Lenggong – Rais
Bernama, 10 November 2012

Perak celebrates Lenggong Valley’s status as Unesco’s world heritage site
The Malaysian Insider, 10 November 2012
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Lenggong to be awarded World Heritage status this weekend

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Malaysia will receive formal recognition of the Lenggong Valley in Perak as a World Heritage Site in a special ceremony this weekend.

Why Lenggong is a world treasure
The Sun, 09 November 2012

Perak awaits Unesco award
The Star, 08 November 2012

DPM: Lenggong Valley’s recognition as world heritage site proof of pre-historic civilisation in M’sia
The Star, 03 November 2012

Archaeological Heritage of the Lenggong Valley
Unesco Site
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