UNESCO decided to keep Shahrisabz on the World Heritage List
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) – On 2 July, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee (WHC), during its 43rd session in Baku, made a decision regarding the World Heritage Site “Shakhrisabz Historical Center”.
The document welcomes the measures taken by the Government of Uzbekistan to protect World Heritage sites, including the adoption of a government decree on the suspension of all construction works in historic cities.
It contains specific recommendations for the further development of the city and decides to keep Shakhrisabz on the list of World Heritage in Danger. The Uzbek side undertook to develop a draft plan for the regeneration of the city within two years.
The delegation of Uzbekistan headed by Deputy Prime Minister Aziz Abdukhakimov participates in the event.