Abstract : China on Tuesday signed joint statements with Afghanistan and Pakistan concerning cooperation on the Asian Initiative for Cultural Heritage Conservation.
The country will cooperate with Afghanistan and Pakistan on
archaeological projects, the restoration of monuments and sites,
nominations for World Heritage sites, academic research into museum
collections, cultural exhibitions, the prevention of cultural artifact
trafficking, and personnel training, according to the statements signed
between China’s National Cultural Heritage Administration (NCHA) and the
Ministry of Information and Culture of Afghanistan as well as the
National Heritage and Culture Division of Pakistan.
The joint statements signed in Beijing are not only the latest
achievements of bilateral cooperation among the three countries, but
also show that initiative has been translated into action, said NCHA
chief Li Qun.
The joint statements are the first bilateral agreements signed
between Asian countries under the framework of the Asian Initiative for
Cultural Heritage Conservation, according to the NCHA. Enditem
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