UNESCO to assess damage of world heritage sites in Nepal

April 27, 2015 10:35 PM

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PARIS: Following the massive destruction to world heritage monuments in Nepal after Saturdays devastating earthquake, UNESCO on Monday said they would field an international expert mission to undertake an in-depth damage assessment of the damage to heritage and path to recovery.

"As we are receiving more information from the ground, I am deeply aggrieved by the magnitude of human loss caused by the earthquake in Nepal. I am also shocked by its devastating impact on the unique cultural heritage in the country, in particular extensive and irreversible damage at the World Heri...

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