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Decision : 33 COM 7B.80
Historical Monuments of Thatta (Pakistan) (C 143)

The World Heritage Committee,

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

2. Recalling Decision 31 COM 7B.85, adopted at its 31st session (Christchurch, 2007),

3. Notes the ongoing conservation work undertaken by the State Party including the documentation of monuments and tombs, repair work and the installation of interpretive signs and boards;

4. Requests the State Party to provide three printed and electronic copies of the Master Plan, for review by the World Heritage Centre and the Advisory Bodies;

5. Also requests the State Party to continue progress in the implementation of the following:

a) Overall monitoring programme,

b) Management plan,

c) Condition report for all monuments and tombs,

d) Prioritized emergency intervention plan, and

e) Identification of the boundaries of the property and its buffer zone;

6. Further requests the State Party to make progress with the soil investigations and stabilization of the tomb of Jam Nizamuddin, in the light of comments received from the Advisory Bodies and the World Heritage Centre;

7. Requests furthermore the State Party to submit a report to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2011 on the progress in implementing the recommendations of the 2006 mission, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 35th session in 2011.

 Original Decision Document
Context of Decision
Themes: Conservation
States Parties: Pakistan
Year: 2009
Decision Code: 33 COM 7B.80