New sites added to UNESCO World Heritage List during annual meeting in Saudi Arabia

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Sun, 2023-09-17 12:54

RIYADH: The UN World Heritage Committee included new sites on its list of landmarks that it considers to be in danger, during its 45th annual meeting in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, on Saturday.

The natural sites included the Odzala-Kokoua National Park in the Congo, the Andrefana Dry Forests in Madagascar, and the volcanoes and forests of Mount Pelee and the Pitons of northern Martinique, France. The committee also expanded the boundaries of Ha Long Bay in Vietnam, to include the Cat Ba Archipelago.

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