Princess Dana meets UNESCO representative over heritage conservation cooperation

UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Cultural Heritage , President of Petra National Trust (PNT) and President of the Association of the World Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS Jordan), Princess Dana Firas, lauded UNESCO’s role and efforts in preserving cultural heritage.

In a meeting with UNESCO Representative in Jordan, Min Jeong Kim, on Wednesday, Her Highness discussed ways to enhance PNT’s and ICOMOS’s cooperation with UNESCO, stressing the need to make education in the heritage and culture fields a priority at the national and regional levels.

For her part, Kim praised Princess Dana’s “effective” role in protecting cultural heritage locally and internationally, lauding efforts of PNT and ICOMOS Jordan in developing the heritage and cultural scene.

To achieve related goals, Princess Dana and Kim agreed on the need to activate joint cooperation in protection for archeological sites and spread the culture of preserving cultural heritage through education and specialized training.

Source: Jordan News Agency