Sep 24, 2019, 5:10 PM
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UNESCO calls for more attention to secondary monuments on Ancient Silk Road

Hamedan, Sept 25, IRNA - Eastern Silk Road is the vital corridor of the Silk Road said a senior UN official as efforts to revive the ancient trade route are gaining momentum. 

There are some 55 monuments and sites on the ancient Silk Road, said Feng Jing, Chief of the Asia and the Pacific Unit at UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre on Tuesday in the Iranian city of Hamedan. 

He was addressing the 6th meeting of the Coordinating Committee on the Serial Transnational World Heritage Nomination of the Silk Roads. 

He called for more attention to be paid to those monuments and sites that were on the secondary roads. 

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