China to host 44th session of world heritage committee

Added On July 11, 2019

The chairman of the 43rd session of the World Heritage Committee made the announcement in Azerbaijan's capital Baku on Tuesday. Chinese Vice Minister of Education Tian Xuejun was also elected to be chairman of the 44th session during the meeting.

Tian said China would work to fully cooperate with the World Heritage Center to host a successful session next year and make contributions to world cultural exchanges, sustainable development and the building of a community with a shared future for humankind.
UNESCO included two Chinese sites on its World Heritage List this year, bringing the total number of World Heritage sites in China to 55.