Workshop about Zabid [Archives:2004/798/Community]

December 13 2004

The General Authority for Conserving Historic Cities in Hodeidah is organizing a workshop titled “National Workshop To Rescue Historical Zabid Town from Dec. 14 to 16 in cooperation with the UNESCO International Heritage Center.
The workshop aims at displaying the history of Zabid.
Many specialized researchers from Yemen and a number of experts from the UNESCO/International Heritage Center are participating, talking about:
– The value and significance of historical Zabid Culture,
– Antique heritage of Zabid
– Cultural heritage of Zabid
– Zabid manuscripts
– Zabid as of international heritage at risk,
– National efforts for preserving historical towns
The same workshop was attended by many officials from the UNDP and International Heritage Center, and a number of officials from the Ministry of Culture & Tourism, and the General Authority for Antiquities and Museums.