Decision : CONF 003 XI
Inscription: The Potala Palace, Lhasa (China)
The Potala Palace, Lhasa
C(i) (iv) (vi)
ICOMOS commended the quality of the conservation and restoration works undertaken at the Palace by the Chinese authorities in charge of its conservation.
The Committee in approving the inscription of this site on the World Heritage List requested the Chinese authorities to envisage the possibility in the future of extending the site to include the historic village of Shol, the Temple of Jokhang as well as the Chakpori Hill. The Delegate of China assured the Committee that the authorities will certainly take into account the recommendations made by the Committee regarding the extension.
Original Decision Document