Sarazm’s 5500th Anniversary Now Part of UNESCO’s Holidays

6 декабря, 2019 10:57

DUSHANBE, 06.12.2019 (NIAT Khovar) – The initiatives of Tajikistan to celebrate the 5500th anniversary of Sarazm and the 700th anniversary of the famous poet Kamol Khujandi are now part of UNESCO’s holidays. The decision was made at the UNESCO General Conference, which was held on November 12 through November 28.

The celebration of Sarazm’s 5500th anniversary is scheduled for September 12 next year.

According to a governmental decree from 2001, the Sarazm archaeological complex in Panjikent was declared the Center for the Formation of Tajik Civilization, Craft and Urban Planning — also called the Historical Archaeological Reserve of Sarazm. On July 31, 2010, it was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List.

President Emomali Rahmon repeatedly visited Sarazm and per his instructions five archaeological excavations were carried out in Sarazm during 2003-2008.


6 декабря, 2019 10:57

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