QDF signs pact with Unesco to protect cultural, heritage sites

10 Dec 2015 4:14 PM | Anonymous

QDF signs pact with Unesco to protect cultural, heritage sites   

 

MENAFN - Gulf Times - 09/12/2015

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(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Qatar Development Fund (QDF) and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) yesterday signed in Paris their first Memorandum of Understanding to support the implementation of the latter's programme for the protection of cultural and natural heritage in emergency situations.

The MoU provides a 2mn grant as part of a 2014 pledge by HE the Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani to donate 10mn to support Unesco in conserving world heritage sites in areas hit by natural and human-made disasters.

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