BANGKOK, June 30 (Xinhua) -- The Thailand Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning (ONEP) on Sunday announced that the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee meeting has taken into consideration three sites in Thailand, for listing as World Heritage sites.
The three sites include Si Thep Historical Park, the ensemble of Phanom Rung, Muang Tam and Plai Bat sanctuaries in Buriram province and Kaeng Krachan National Park.
The first culture site is Si Thep Historical Park, encompassing an ancient city that played an important role in the exchange of culture and trade in Southeast Asia.
The second site is the ensemble of Phanom Rung, Muang Tam and Plai Bat sanctuaries in Buriram province. The sanctuaries are a unique complex of Angkorian structures that reflect outstanding aspects of architecture, engineering, human settlement, waterworks and land use.
The third site is Kaeng Krachan National Park, as it has ecological ties with Thung Yai Naresuan and Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary in Thailand.
Former ambassador of Thailand to France Sihasak Phuangketkaew led a group of Thai officials from the Office of Natural Resources and Environmental Policy and Planning and other agencies to attend the 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee.
The 43rd Session of the World Heritage Committee is being held in Baku, Azerbaijan, from June 30 to July 10, 2019