Azerbaijani Minister of Culture congratulates people on including the ancient part of Sheki city and Palace of Sheki Khans on World Heritage List

Azerbaijani Minister of Culture congratulates people on including the ancient part of Sheki city and Palace of Sheki Khans  on World Heritage List
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  • calendar-gray 07 July 2019

"Today, the World Heritage Committee has already accepted the third nomination from Azerbaijan," Azerbaijani Minister of Culture Abulfas Garayev said while commenting on the including historic part of Shaki city and Palace of Sheki Khan's on World Heritage List, APA reports.

Mr Minister noted that the process of acceptance was not easy: "Experts from Azerbaijan have been preparing this file for six years and submitting it to various international organizations, but their analysis was not quite positive, but the evidence brought by Azerbaijan and the orders of Mr. President played a positive role. Azerbaijan's First Vice President Mrs. Mehriban Aliyeva also played a special role in the development of relations between Azerbaijan and UNESCO, and I would like to take this opportunity to express my gratitude."

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