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China to step up protection of immovable cultural relics

By Geng Nuo (Beijing Daily)

15:41, January 09, 2012

Edited and Translated by People's Daily Online

China's protection on immovable cultural relics such as ancient buildings will be strengthened.

Qiu Baoxing, vice minister of the Ministry of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of China said China has stopped more than 600 actions of damaging immovable cultural relics in past three years.

Currently, Beijing is ready to apply for world heritage status for the middle axle of its ancient buildings. China has accumulated much experience to protect its immovable cultural relics in the past years.

The director of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage Shan Jixiang said that China has get almost all the information of China's immovable cultural heritages across the country.

People from different walks of society are strengthening their sense of protection over relics. He believes only people from various departments work together can better protect the immovable cultural relics.


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