Year of inscription on the World Heritage List 1979
Year(s) of inscription on the List of World Heritage in Danger 2013-present
Previous Committee Decisions see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/20/documents/
Requests approved: 0
Total amount approved: USD 156,050
For details, see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/20/assistance/
UNESCO Extra-budgetary Funds
Total amount allocated to the property: USD 10,000 from the Italian Funds-in-Trust
Previous monitoring missions
March and December 2007: Word Heritage Centre missions for the King Faisal Street project; April 2008: Joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission.
Factors affecting the property identified in previous reports
a) Poor state of conservation;
b) Inappropriate restoration techniques;
c) Lack of a buffer zone;
d) Lack of a management plan.
e) Development projects threatening the significant historic fabric.
Illustrative material see page http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/20/
Current conservation issues
Analysis and Conclusions of the World Heritage Centre, ICOMOS and ICCROM
The World Heritage Committee,
1. Having examined Document WHC/16/40.COM/7B,
2. Recalling Decision
2. Heading 7
a) Heading 8
(i) Heading 9
2. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 December 2017, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 42nd session in 2018.