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Committee Decisions

32 COM 7A.23

Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore (Pakistan) (C 171–172)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-08/32.COM/7A,

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7A.24, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Notes the progress made by the State Party in the overall preservation and conservation of Lahore Fort and Shalamar Gardens;

4. Reiterates its requests to the State Party to develop, in consultation with the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies, a draft Statement of Outstanding Universal Value including the conditions of integrity and authenticity, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009;

5. Requests the State Party to invite a joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS Reactive Monitoring mission so as to assess the progress made towards the Desired state of conservation for the removal of the property from the List of World Heritage in Danger, for its examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009;

6. Recommends that the State Party submit to the World Heritage Committee a formal request for the modification of the boundaries of the property;

7. Also requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2009, a progress report, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 33rd session in 2009;

8. Decides to retain the Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore (Pakistan) on the List of World Heritage in Danger.

Documents
PDF Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
PDF WHC-08/32.COM/7A
Themes: Conservation, List of World Heritage in Danger
States Parties: Pakistan
Session: 32COM