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-15/39.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 2016, an updated report, including a 1-page executive summary, on the state of conservation of the property and the implementation of the above, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 41st session in 2017.