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Trang An receives UNESCO certificate as World Cultural and Natural Heritage site

Update: 26-01-2015 10:15:05
Trang An receives UNESCO certificate as World Cultural and Natural Heritage site
A ceremony to receive the UNESCO certificate recognizing Trang An Landscapes complex as World Cultural and Natural Heritage site took place in Ninh Binh Province on January 23, 2015.

Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam emphasized that Trang An landscapes complex has been considered as long-standing heritage of human beings and nature with beautiful sceneries, superb mountains, gorgeous caves and of significant meaning in researching the development model in harmony with nature protection. He also appreciated the efforts of Ninh Binh province’s authorities and citizens; Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism; National Council for Cultural Heritage; relevant scientists and businesses in researching and restoring the Trang An Landscapes complex which is the first mixed natural and cultural heritage site in Viet Nam and Southeast Asia.

The Chief Representative of the UNESCO Office in Viet Nam, Ms. Katherine Muller Marin said that the Trang An landscapes complex recognized as world heritage will be a good opportunity for Ninh Binh to attract more domestic and international tourists, therefore it’s necessary to preserve the natural landscapes for sustainable development in future.

According to Mr.Dinh Van Dien, Chairman of Ninh Binh Province People’s Committee, it was an important event to honor and introduce outstanding values of Trang An to international friends. In the coming time, Ninh Binh will collaborate with relevant ministries and departments to complete the master zoning plan of Trang An landscapes complex, plus training human resource, raising local community’s awareness; building cultural and professional tourism environment.

Thanh Tam

source: http://vietnamtourism.gov.vn
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