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The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined Document WHC-14/38.COM/7B,
  2. Recalling Decisions 36 COM 7B.59 and 36 COM 8B.47 adopted at its 36th session (Saint Petersburg, 2012),
  3. Commends the State Party for the adoption of the Protection and Enhancement Plan (PPMV) presented for the property;
  4. Encourages the State Party to continue its land management policy in the archaeological area in order to prevent damage to the integrity of the property;
  5. Reiterates its invitation to the State Party to provide further information on the criteria used to define the buffer zone submitted for examination to the World Heritage Committee at its 36th session (Saint-Petersburg, 2012), the regulations and existing measures governing it and which will ensure the protection and integrity of the property, and on the measures taken for its management;
  6. Invites the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre a proposal to modify the boundaries according to the procedure set out in paragraphs 163-165 of the Operational Guidelines, and recommends that this proposal concerns the establishment of a buffer zone, as well as a modification of the boundaries of the inscribed property aiming to align them with the national boundaries as requested by the joint World Heritage Centre / ICOMOS reactive monitoring mission of 2012;
  7. Reiterates its request to the State Party to implement the recommendations of the 2012 mission, in particular:
    1. implementation of the PPMV of the property,
    2. development of a Presentation Plan and a Tourism Management Plan,
    3. design and implementation of an archaeological and conservation strategy ,
    4. coordination of the tools for the management and preservation of the property and the coordination of the roles of the different stakeholders;
  8. Requests the State Party to submit to the World Heritage Centre, by 1 February 2015, a progress report on the application of the above recommendations and, by 1 December 2015, an updated report on the state of conservation of the property (both reports including a one-page executive summary) for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 40th session in 2016.