Propose Hin Nam No as a new World Heritage site under preparation of document

29/09/2022 14:03
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KPL (KPL) Laos is preparing to submit an application for Hin Nam No (Karst) National Protected Area in Bualapha district, Khammuan province as a UNESCO World Heritage status by 2022.

(KPL) Laos is preparing to submit an application for Hin Nam No (Karst) National Protected Area in Bualapha district, Khammuan province as a UNESCO World Heritage status by 2022.

In June 2024, the UNESCO World Heritage will announce the results of the submission of the application document and declaration as a World Heritage along the border with the World Heritage National Park of the Republic of Vietnam.

Meeting of the National Committee for World Heritage to listen to reports on the progress of various works was held in Vientiane on Sept 27.

The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Ms.SuansavanViyaket said that the meeting is preparing the application documents to propose Hin Nam No National Park as a World Heritage Site, progress of the preparation of application documents and future work plans to submit the application documents to the World Heritage Center and cooperation with the Republic of Vietnam,which has agreed to cooperate through many frameworks, both bilaterally and through international cooperation, such as the agreement on bilateral cooperation between the Government of the Lao PDR and the Government of Vietnam 2021-2025, we have a plan to cooperate on art, culture and tourism between the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism of the Lao PDR and the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism of Vietnam 2021-2025.“Currently, the related sectors and departments in cooperation with Vietnam have finished 50 percent of the work for preparing documents to propose Hin Nam No National Protected Area as a trans-boundary World Heritage Site, together with Vietnam’s Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park,”

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