Property: Historic Ensemble of the Potala Palace, Lhasa [Extension to include the Norbulingka area]
Id. N°: 707 Ter
State Party: China
Criteria: C (i) (iv) (vi)
The Committee decided to approve the extension of the inscribed property, Potala Palace and the Jokhang Temple Monastery, Lhasa, to include the Norbulingka area, maintaining the existing criteria (i), (iv), and (vi).
The Committee noted that, because of development pressures in the city of Lhasa, particular attention be given to the mitigation of the changes in the areas surrounding the World Heritage properties.