Silk Road included on World Heritage list
                 English.news.cn | 2014-06-22 16:03:11 | Editor: An

 

Photo taken on Dec. 7, 2011 shows a horse team passing by the ruins of Hanyuan Hall, once an integral part of the Daming Palace which was built in the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The famous ancient Silk Road, which served as a corridor for trade and cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe dating back to 2,000 years ago, was inscribed on the World Heritage list at Doha, capital of Qatar on Sunday. Jointly submitted by China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the application for adding part of the millennium-old trade route to the UNESCO list was approved by the World Heritage Committee which convened its 38th session in Doha. (Xinhua)

DOHA, June 22 (Xinhua) -- The famous ancient Silk Road, which served as a corridor for trade and cultural exchanges between Asia and Europe dating back to 2,000 years ago, was inscribed on the World Heritage list here on Sunday.

Jointly submitted by China, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, the application for adding part of the millennium-old trade route to the UNESCO list was approved by the World Heritage Committee at a session in the Qatari capital.

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DOHA, June 22 (Xinhua) -- China's Grand Canal, the longest artificial waterway in the world, was inscribed on the World Heritage list here on Sunday.  Full story

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