Workshop on heritage sites management held in Bagan

21 February 2019
Workshop on heritage sites management held in Bagan
Photo:  MOI

Myanmar hosted a two-day workshop on heritage sites management in Lancang-Mekong countries in its ancient city of Bagan on Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

The workshop featured extensive discussions and views of representatives from six Lancang-Mekong countries -- China, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand.

Noting that each country's national cultural heritage greatly contributes to the cultural diversity and richness of humanity, in particular of the Mekong region, Myanmar Religious Affairs and Culture Minister U Aung Ko said at the opening ceremony that the workshop highlights the importance of preservation, protection and management of heritage sites.

He believed that the workshop will be able to enhance the public awareness and understanding on the importance of preservation and protection of cultural heritage sites, according to the report.