We announce as a result of asset choice that you should list in domestic provisional table of world heritage more (H20.9.26 Agency for Cultural Affairs)
On September 26, 2008, result of the assets choice that you should list in domestic provisional table of world heritage more is announced by Agency for Cultural Affairs, and "the modernization industrial heritage group of Kyushu, Yamaguchi" will be listed.
In addition, we were seen off for this mention about "Aso", but it was said with "candidate domestic provisional table", and evaluation was placed as high "category 1a" most in that.
In addition, about assets of Amakusa about Christian religion, we perform approach so that we are added to "church group of Nagasaki and Christianity-related inheritance" that have been already listed in domestic tentativeness table.
We decide cultural properties protection policy at long-term point of view to register as world heritage, and approach to protect neighboring sceneries for the future is necessary.
To this end, we think that common understanding of local resident which we follow local culture and convey is essential.
As we will promote world heritage registration with the local municipalities and local residents sequentially in Kumamoto, your understanding and cooperation, please.
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