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Decision : 33 COM 7B.55
Historic Cairo (Egypt) (C 89)

The World Heritage Committee,

1. Having examined Document WHC-09/33.COM/7B,

2. Recalling Decision 32 COM 7B.58, adopted at its 32nd session (Quebec City, 2008),

3. Notes the State Party's commitment to obtain a modification of the design of the Cairo Financial Centre so as to mitigate its impact on the urban landscape of the Citadel;

4. Takes note of the steps taken by the State Party for the preparation of a Management and Conservation plan for the property and welcomes its decision to involve the World Heritage Centre in this process, in consultation with the Advisory Bodies;

5. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2011, a report on the state of conservation of the property and a progress report on modifications to the Cairo Financial Centre and on the elaboration of the management plan, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th session in 2011.

 Decisions Report
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Egypt
Properties: Historic Cairo
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.55