Nomination of natural, mixed and cultural properties to the world heritage list - Sarazm
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Documents WHC-07/31.COM/8B and WHC-07/31.COM/INF.8B.1,
2. Defers the examination of the nomination of Sarazm, Tajikistan, to the World Heritage List to allow the State Party to consider submitting a new nomination, in order to:
a) Explore further the values and significance of the property;
b) Give consideration to extending the installation of protective covers to all the excavated features on the site;
c) Reduce the level of excavation on the site and to divert the emphasis to the use of non-invasive techniques of geophysical prospecting for further exploration of the property;
d) Give consideration to setting up a conservation unit on the site.