BAKCHISARAY (QHA) -

 The possibility of including the Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Preserve in the UNESCO World Cultural Heritage list is scheduled for consideration at UNESCO headquarters in February 2014. This was announced at a working session led by Georgiy Psarev, Deputy Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Crimea, the Information-Analytical Bulletin of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine informs, according to Forum.

"The EU project "Diversification and development of tourism" is being implemented in Crimea. One of our main goals with this project is a preparation of documents for inclusion of Bakhchisaray Historical and Cultural Preserve on the UNESCO list,” Psarev said.

According to experts two nominations are currently prepared in Crimea: "The historic environment of the capital of the Crimean Khans in Bakhchisaray" and "Cave towns of Crimean Gothia." 

The information profile of the first nomination is already under review at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The information profile of the second nomination is under development. Completion of this work is planned for the summer of 2015.

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