UNESCO continues help preserve Hue heritage site
17:42 | 24/06/2013
VGP - General Director of UNESCO Irina Bokova paid a working visit to central Thua Thien-Hue province on June 23.

The visit was seen as a reconfirmation of the importance of cultural values of Hue Imperial City Relic Complex, a cultural heritage of humanity.

During the meeting, Chairman of Thua Thien-Hue Provincial People's Committee Nguyen Van Cao expressed gratitude for the support, assistance, and cooperation given by UNESCO to the province during the past years.

For over 30 years, UNESCO has helped Thua Thien-Hue implement a lot of projects on protecting, maintaining, restoring, and preserving cultural heritage sites of the city in general and the relics of Hue Imperial city specifically.

Ms. Irina Bokova’s visit contributed to promoting the efficient cooperation relation between UNESCO and Thua Thien-Hue province, the provincial official said. 

Ms. Irina Bokova highly appreciated the efficiency as well as the efforts and commitments of Thua Thien-Hue in the protection, preservation and promotion of cultural heritage sites.

She affirmed UNESCO’s continued assistance to the province in protecting its heritages, dealing with climate change, sharing experience from sustainable development, and in persuading local people’s larger participation in preserving and promoting cultural values of the locality’s heritages.

During the visit, she did sightseeing the relics of Hue Imperial City, a world tangible heritage  site, and enjoyed Nha Nhac Cung Dinh Hue (Royal Court Music), an intangible cultural heritage,  recognized by UNESCO.

                                                                                                                           By Ngoc Van
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