Unesco World Heritage Committee begins in Saudi Arabia with an eye on Morocco

The National News,
11 September 2023, International

The 45th extended session of the Unesco World Heritage Committee has kicked off a “historic first” event in Saudi Arabia. Speaking on the opening day in Riyadh on Monday, several representatives congratulated Saudi Arabia on the coming event, while also expressing sympathy for the people of Morocco following the earthquake that has killed more than 2,100 people and damaged several heritage sites, such as Kharboush Mosque.