Panel to draft new regulations for managing Ayutthaya Historical Park; PRATCH RUJIVANAROM; The Nation

Thailand – Historic City of Ayutthaya

THE NATIONAL committee on the World Heritage Convention will draft new regulations to control urban expansion inside the Ayutthaya Historical Park as well as promote Phra That Phanom in Nakhon Phanom as a new world heritage site.

The committee, which is led by Deputy Prime Minister General Prawit Wongsuwon, met at the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning yesterday to discuss the issue of managing world heritage sites in Thailand.
On the agenda were seeking solutions to improve and regulate the Ayutthaya Historical Park in line with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco)’s suggestions and adding Phra That Phanom to a tentative list to be proposed as a new world heritage site in future.

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