Italy offers financial supports for Mrauk-U

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|travel sector
Mar 2017

Italy shows its eagerness on supporting Myanmar’s preparation on the ancient city in Rakhine State to be listed in UNESCO’s heritage sites.

The Myanmar version of Radio Free Asia reported quoting an official from Mrauk-U Heritage Trust that Italian ambassador to Myanmar recently visited to Mrauk-U, an ancient kingdom of Rakhine ethnic, along with the officials from UNESCO.

During the trip, the ambassador revealed Italay’s willingness to provide financial assistance on advocating Mrauk-U for UNESCO.

The officials from UNESCO also pledged to provide technical supports in preserving ancient pagodas and temples at the site.

Ref: Radio Free Asia

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