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Ministry of Culture Committed to Inscribe Tangible and Intangible Cultural Properties on World Heritage List

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has been preparing documents to request for the inscription of “Koh Ker Temple”, “Num Banchok” (Khmer traditional rice noodles), “Kun Bokator Martial Art” and “Battambang City” on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.T…

The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts has been preparing documents to request for the inscription of “Koh Ker Temple”, “Num Banchok” (Khmer traditional rice noodles), “Kun Bokator Martial Art” and “Battambang City” on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.

The remarks were made on Feb. 9 by H.E. Phoeurng Sackona, Minister of Culture and Fine Arts, at the ministry’s annual meeting to review its work achievements in 2021 and set forth objectives for 2022.

The ministry is committed to work on the inclusion of tangible and intangible cultural properties on the World Heritage List, she said, adding that the ministry is also listing down other cultural properties in Cambodia for the inscription.

Other tangible and intangible cultural properties are the Site of Angkor Borei and Phnom Da, the Archeological Complex of Banteay Chhmar, Boeung Malea Temple, Ancient City of Oudong, Phnom Kulen: Archeological Site/Ancient Site of Mahendraparvata, Former M-13 prison/ Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (former S-21)/ Choeung Ek Genocidal Centre (former Execution Site of S-21); the ancient complex of Preah Khan Kampong Svay, and Water Festival.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press