Kathmandu: Panauti, a historical, religious, cultural, and archeological city in Kavrepalanchowk, has reached the final stage of being enlisted in the World Heritage Sites.
The works to complete the criteria of UNESCO to enlist especially ward no 7 of Panauti has reached the final phase, according to Panauti city.
UNESCO had proposed to enlist the area in the list of World Heritage Sites. All necessary processes which are to be fulfilled before enlisting in the World Heritage Sites have reached the final stage, it is said.
Mayor of Panauti municipality, Ram Sharan Bhandari, said the necessary document would be sent to UNESCO through the Department of Archeology as most of the criteria of UNESCO have been fulfilled.
Bhandari added preparation was underway for the discussion at the local level about whether or not the community could preserve the area.
Christian Manhurt, Head of the UNESCO Office in Nepal, inspected the historical, religious, and archeological heritages of Panauti after activities were forwarded to enlist Panauti in the World Heritage Sites in 2079 BS.
The Panauti municipality had forwarded a process by allocating the necessary budget after Manhurt informed the local people’s representatives that UNESCO was ready to enlist shrines, temples, and houses that were uniqueness in the list of World Heritage Sites (rss).
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