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The Sultanate’s Meetings with UN Experts on Intangible Heritage Conclude

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Muscat, Sep 29 (ONA) – Scheduled meetings between the Sultanate, represented by the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth, and the United Nations (UN) committee of exports tasked with assessing intangible cultural heritage files short-listed to UN records, concluded today.

The meetings, held this year via videoconferencing, were headed on the Sultanate’s side by Sayyid Said bin Sultan al-Busaidi, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Youth for Culture, who received the gavel for endorsing decisions that the UN panel was issuing.

The 7-day meetings studied the criteria used for assessing intangible cultural heritage files of member states. They discussed the files of intangible heritage offered for urgent conservation and the best practices in this field.

The meetings shaped proposals and recommendations on the nominated files.
— Ends/AB/KH