On October 9th 2017, Mr Le Thanh Tinh – Director of Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park Management Board has chaired the meeting. Beside Vice Director and representatives of divisions, sub institutions are also welcomed Lao’s delegation. The delegation include Bua Phan Phan Tha Vong – Deputy Director of the Forest Resource Management Department (Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry) and representatives of departments of Khammouane province.
At the reception, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park Management Board shared experiences of heritage management and lessons learned in the process of constructing World Natural Heritage two times at the UNESCO 27th annual session in 2003 and the 39th Session in 2015.
Lao’s delegation hoped to receive the Park Management Board’s support in heritage management and develop document for submitting to UNESCO to recognize Hin Nam No National Biosphere Reserve as World Natural Heritage.
To refer to Cross-Border Heritage, Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park Management Board expressed its support for developing document for submitting to UNESCO to recognize Hin Nam No National Biosphere Reserve as World Natural Heritage and willing to make all conditions in the capacity for the process of building and submitting Hin Nam No’s Heritage records as Cross-Border Heritage after receiving the consensus of the two countries, the Central ministries and branches of Quang Binh and Kham Muoi provinces./.