Azerbaijan’s Hirkan Forest added to UNESCO World Heritage List VIDEO

Azerbaijan’s Hirkan Forest has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the first natural site of Azerbaijan to be on the list, said chief of the Biodiversity Protection Service Firuddin Aliyev. To this end, the Hirkan Forest bid has been presented to the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in late 2022. The extended 45th session of the World Heritage Committee held in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia decided to approve the Azerbaijan’s bid. ‘Inclusion of the Azerbaijan’s Hirkan Forest into the UNESCO World Heritage List is the manifestation of head of state Ilham Aliyev’s and first Vice-President Mehriban Aliyeva’s attention to this field,’ Firuddin Aliyev said.

Source: Azerbaijan State News Agency

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