West Lake to be included in the World Heritage List in June CCTV News – CNTV English

On the day of “International Day for Monuments and Sites” on Monday, we got some good news from Zhejiang Province. The West Lake has qualified in the review of the state of conservation by The World Heritage Committee, and the final decision of whether the West Lake will be included in the World Heritage List will be made in June this year.

The West Lake first submitted for inscription on the World Heritage List as “Cultural Properties” in 1999. In the past decade, both the government and citizens have been making effort to protect the beautiful site, and in two months, The Committee will announce their final decisions at the World Heritage Convention in Bahrain.

Full Story:West Lake to be included in the World Heritage List in June CCTV News – CNTV English.

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