Sudan’s Marine Parks – Inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

July 17, 2016
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Istanbul, Turkey – The World Heritage Committee, at the last meeting of its 40th session which opened on 10th July 2016, inscribed eight new Natural Heritage sites on the World Heritage List including: Sanganeb Marine National Park and Dungonab Bay–Mukkawar Island National Park, Sudan.  This is the first marine World Heritage site in the Red Sea, and wider Arabian region.


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