Tuesday, July 7, 2009


One Year since the inscription on the World Heritage List. QUEBEC, CANADA 7July 2008.
The World Heritage Committee Decision at the 32nd Session, Quebec, Canada, 2008.
Decision: 32 COM 8B 102.
Inscribes the Temple of Preah Vihear, Cambodia, on the World Heritage List under Criterion (i),
Criterion (i): Preah Vihear is an outstanding masterpiece of Khmer architecture. It is very “pure” both in plan and in the detail of its decoration.
Thousands of Phnom Penh residents and state civil servants wearing on T-Shirt with panting picture of Preah Vihear Temple and carrying Cambodian flags attended celebration of Cambodia’s successful bidding for the world heritage site inscription of Preah Vihear Temple.
The celebration was held at Phnom Penh’s Olympic stadium on July 14, 2008 by concert performance within the national Khmer under the song “PongSavta Khmer “which organized the government of Cambodia under the presidency of Cambodia Deputy Prime Minister H.E Sok An, cabinet minister, who on the day returned from Quebec, Canada where he held a Cambodian delegation to the 32nd session of the World Heritage Committee.
Facing the threat of Thai military hostile activities, the Cambodian National Commission for UNESCO Was authorized to post UNESCO/WHC signs for the protection of this Heritage in November 2008.
Thailand’s Invasion and Occupation of the Territory under Cambodian Sovereignty at Keo Sikkha Kiri Svara Pagoda near the Temple of Preah Vihear, 15 July 2008.
Thai Shelling that caused the Burning of the Market Village near the Main staircase of the Temple of Preah Vihear, 3 April 2009.

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