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World Heritage Committee to Review 2 Chinese Sites
From:Xinhua News  Writer:  Date:2006-07-07
 

The World Heritage Committee will consider two Chinese sites for inscription on the World Heritage List during its annual meeting slated for July 8 in Vilnius, Lithuania, a Chinese official said in Beijing Wednesday.

The two Chinese sites are the Great Panda habitat in southwest China's Sichuan Province and the ruins of the Shang Dynasty (16th-11th centuries BC) capital in Anyang city of central China's Henan Province, according to Tian Xiaogang, secretary general of the National Commission of China for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Construction announced that China has approved its first 30 national heritage sites, including 17 natural heritage sites and 13 natural and cultural heritage sites.

 

 
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