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A proposal for the inclusion of four historic town clusters situated within the southern province of Songkhla in UNESCO’s tentative list of potential new world heritage websites has been forwarded by Thailand’s nationwide committee on the World Heritage Conference. The advice was made yesterday, with the outdated town clusters representing communities and websites linked to Songkhla Lake.

The committee assembly, chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Pure Sources and Atmosphere Minister, Phatcharavat Wongsuwan, recognized the clusters because the Phang Yang, Phakho, and Si Yang outdated cities, the Sathing Phra outdated town, the Pom Khai Singkora and the Laem Son outdated cities, and the Songkhla and the Bo Yang outdated cities. These historic cities are unfold throughout the districts of Mueang, Ranot, Sathing Phra, and Singha Nakhon.

For the advice to progress, the proposal might be introduced to the Cupboard earlier than its submission to the Unesco World Heritage Centre. The timing is strategic, aiming to coincide with the forty sixth session of the World Heritage Committee in New Delhi, scheduled for July 21 to July 31.

Along with this, the committee acknowledged the tentative list nomination proposal of Phu Phra Bat Historic Park within the Ban Phue district, situated within the northeastern province of Udon Thani. This vital website may very well be included in Unesco’s tentative list quickly, reported Bangkok Publish.

The committee additionally instructed the Workplace of Pure Sources and Environmental Coverage and Planning and the High-quality Arts Division to expedite coordination work for a separate nomination proposal. This proposal, recommended by Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin, includes all the province of Nan, with the intention of designating it as a brand new World Heritage website.

In associated information, Si Thep Historic Park in Phetchabun skilled an surprising surge in customer numbers over the weekend, following its announcement as a World Heritage Website by UNESCO on September 19 final yr.

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