Iran to send two dossiers of Lorestan Province for 2024 UNESCO registration

ILNA – In an announcement, Ata Hassanpour, the head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Department in Lorestan Province, said that Iran allocated its 2024 quotas for registration on UNESCO World Heritage List to Khorramabad Valley and Falak-ol-Aflak Castle.
Hassanpour expressed optimism about making significant progress in meeting long-standing demands of the province.
He acknowledged the potential challenges in this process and emphasized collaboration with executive officials, the mayor of Khorramabad, experts, and colleagues in addressing them.
Hassanpour also mentioned special initiatives by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi regarding the release of the area around Falak-ol-Aflak Castle, including the acquisition of 12 shops to free the northern section of the castle’s neighborhood.
Since there are nearly 60 days left for the documentation, the preparation of the records for both sites is currently underway.
The responsibility for compiling this documentation has been assigned to Hassanpour by Ali Darabi, the deputy minister of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, and Handicrafts.

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