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Decision : 31 COM 8B.58
Nomination of natural, mixed and cultural properties to the world heritage list - Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Documents WHC-07/31.COM/8B.Add and WHC-07/31.COM/INF.8B1.Add,

2. Refers the minor modification to the boundaries of the Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa, China, back to the State Party to allow it to supplement the information provided on the proposed buffer zones for the three properties by providing:

a) areas and coordinates of the three buffer zones;

b) details of the protective policies in place;

c) rationale for the suggested buffer zones and whether consideration was given to enlarging the area protected.

Themes: Inscriptions on the World Heritage List
States Parties: China
Year: 2007
Decision Code: 31 COM 8B.58