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The World Heritage Committee,

  1. Having examined the technical cooperation assistance request made by India regarding an improved geographic information system (GIS) for Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), as presented in Documents WHC-04/7EXT.COM/6 and WHC-04/7EXT.COM/6 Add,
  2. Noting that, in accordance with Decision 28 COM 10A, four requests for technical cooperation will be submitted to the Chairperson/Committee in 2005, for a total amount of US$ 104,915,
  3. Considering that only an amount of US$ 160,000 is available for cultural properties under technical cooperation assistance in the 2005 budget of the World Heritage Fund,
  4. Taking into account the recommendation of the Bureau and the comments presented by ICOMOS in Document WHC -04/7EXT.COM/6Add., as well as the amount of international assistance provided to the DHR in recent years (US$ 58,000),
  5. Decides not to approve this request for technical cooperation.