Some sites of Kazakhstan included in UNESCO World Heritage List

Photo: Some sites of Kazakhstan included in UNESCO World Heritage List / Kazakhstan

Astana, Kazakhstan, July 17

By Daniyar Mukhtarov - Trend:

Around 10 sites of Kazakhstan have been included in the UNESCO World Heritage List, Secretary General of the country's National Commission for UNESCO and ISESCO, Asel Utegenova said.

She made the remarks at a briefing at the Central Communications Service under the president of Kazakhstan in Astana.

"The diploma of the organization to include eight monuments in the World Heritage List will be presented during the first Interregional Meeting of National Commissions for UNESCO. This decision was made during the session of the World Heritage Committee in Qatar in June 2014," Utegenova said.

She went on to add that two reserved areas of Kazakhstan (Katon Karagay and Akzhaiyk) were included in the World Network of Biosphere Reserves in Sweden in June 2014.

"These two certificates will also be presented to Kazakhstan's Ministry of Environment and Water Resources," Utegenova added.

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