UNESCO’s General Conference president hails Cambodia for efforts to safeguard cultural heritage sites

The president of the General Conference of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Monday hailed Cambodia for its efforts to preserve and develop world heritage sites, a Cambodian spokesman said. … Hao is visiting Cambodia to attend the official launching of the International Coordinating Committee for the Safeguarding and Development of the Historic Site of Preah Vihear (ICC-PV), which is slated for Wednesday in northwestern Siem Reap province. … For his part, Hun Sen thanked UNESCO and China for supporting Cambodia in safeguarding cultural properties and asked Hao to help encourage more Chinese visitors to Cambodia so as to broaden tourism ties. …

Xinhuanet News Staff