PDTRA, UNESCO discuss cooperation

(Photo: Pixabay)
(Photo: Pixabay)
AMMAN — Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) Suliman Farajat received on Saturday Director of the UNESCO Office in Jordan Min Jeong Kim, and her accompanying delegation.اضافة اعلان

In a press statement, PDTRA said Farajat highlighted the relations and cooperation between the authority and UNESCO since 1985, and discussed achievements in the efforts to preserve the city's archaeological site, one of the “7 New Wonders of the World.”

Farajat added that Petra's sustainable tourism management process balances between preserving the site, tourism development and engagement of local communities, noting that the PDTRA is working to review Petra's comprehensive plan aimed to develop tourism services in the region in a manner reflecting its global position.

During a tour of Petra archaeological site, Jeong was briefed on the rehabilitation work that the PDTRA has recently carried out during the tourism suspension due to the COVID-induced repercussions.
Petra joined the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1985..

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