The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Document WHC-05/29.COM/7B.Rev,
2. Takes note of the results of the mission undertaken by the World Heritage Centre;
3. Congratulates the State Party of Mali for all the conservation activities undertaken since 1998 in order to improve the state of conservation of the property;
4. Requests the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM to undertake, in collaboration with the State Party, a joint evaluation mission, in order to study alternative solutions to relieve urban development pressure in the property, and to submit recommendations for examination by the Committee at its 30th session (Vilnius, 2006).