China’s Mount Fanjingshan added to Unesco List

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Manama, July 2 (IANS) Mount Fanjingshan, situated in China’s southwestern province of Guizhou, was inscribed to the World Heritage List on Monday at the 42nd World Heritage Committee meeting in Bahrain.

“The mountain has demonstrated its aesthetic value as a natural heritage site, home to a diversity of high quality forests, mountain scenery, wetlands, waterfalls as well as a total of 450 vertebrate species,” said the International Union for Conservation of Nature, official advisory body on the natural sites of the Unesco heritage committee.

A total of five natural sites were nominated to the World Heritage List in 2018.

–IANS

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