A 20 Day Project Has Been Launched To Conserve Al Zubarah, Qatar’s Largest Heritage Site; QatarScoop

Qatar – Al Zubarah Archaeological Site

Yesterday, to conserve the historical Al Zubarah heritage site a 20-day project was launched involving more than 50 young volunteers from Qatar and around the world.

Al Zubarah, Qatar’s largest heritage site, was recently named a Unesco World Heritage Site and one of the best-preserved examples of an 18thcentury merchant town in the Gulf region.

The project will run until November 25, which is a part of Unesco’s World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) ‘Together for Heritage’ campaign, an initiative that sits within the framework of the Unesco World Heritage Education (WHE) Programme, aimed at increasing awareness and reinforcing the importance of conserving and protecting world heritage. The initiative helps to develop youth appreciation and respect for heritage and cultural diversity, creating a positive attitude towards heritage preservation.

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