UNESCO votes on the inclusion of Babylon within the list of world heritage, but on one condition

5/7/2019 17:35:00

On Friday, UNESCO voted to include Babylon in the World Heritage list provided that the waste is removed until February 2020


For its part, the Culture and Information Committee of the Parliament announced today the inclusion of Babylon in the list of world heritage officially.


In a brief statement, Iraqi Ministry of Culture announced: "The discussion of the topic of the inclusion of the archaeological city of Babylon in the World Heritage List started now," without giving further details.


The 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee was launched on Monday in the Azerbaijani capital of Baku, with the participation of an Iraqi delegation led by the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani.



PUKmedia Follow-up


Boochani: 'I Am Happy Because I Survived'

Friday- In some ways, the fact that Behrouz Boochani touched down in New Zealand on his way to a literary festival is unremarkable. His memoir, No Friend but the Mountains, won Australia's richest ...

»  A young Kurd sets himself on fire outside the UNHCR building
»  The Evening Post Kurdish Journalist receives the Ossietzky Award

Susan Rice: U.S. has ‘sold out the Kurds’ with Syria move

Susan Rice, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and national security adviser in the Obama administration, joined Judy Woodruff on PBS NewsHour and discussed the Trump administration&rsquo...

»  INTERVIEW: Kurdish leader Ilham Ahmed on security in North and East Syria
»  A political analyst: The subject of the disappeared will be raised for electoral campaigns

How Iraq helped to flush out ISIS chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi

Iraq intelligence agents tracked ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi for years before getting the break they say was critical to cornering him.


That break was the arrest in May ...

»  Germany set to take charge of imam education locally
»  Iraq protests death toll rises to 300 with nearly 15,000 injured