Urgent : Approval of the inclusion of Babylon in the World Heritage List is conditional on the removal of waste

Urgent : Approval of the inclusion of Babylon in the World Heritage List is conditional on the removal of waste

2019/7/5 16:50

Urgent - Approval of the inclusion of Babylon in the World Heritage List is conditional on the removal of waste(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) The deputy of the wisdom bloc opposition Ali al-Hamidawi, member of the Iraqi delegation participating in the meetings of the World Heritage Committee, which is held in the Azerbaijani capital Baku, vote on the accession of the city of Babylon Archaeological World Heritage.
Al-Hamdawi told Al-Furat News that “the approval of the inclusion of Babylon in the World Heritage List was conditional on the removal of waste.”
He added that “the Organization required the removal of all irregularities from the city until 2020.”
The police command of the province of Babylon revealed the fulfillment of one of the conditions of the UNESCO to secure the city of Babylon and the archaeological away from militarization, in coordination with the Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities.
UNESCO’s World Heritage Site was launched through the Convention on the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage, and 189 countries ratified it. Through this agreement, sites included in this program receive financial assistance under certain conditions.
Nominations for 2019 have been divided into different categories, including natural sites such as the National Park of Fatenakkol in Iceland, cultural sites such as Babel in Iraq, and mixed sites combining natural and cultural elements such as the city of Parati, Brazil.

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