the process of construction and renovation in the
ancient city of Yazd, experts have warned that the
city's cultural heritage will be destroyed in the
next three years.
The historical texture of Yazd is significant in
its cultural heritage and experts have called for
safeguarding the cultural sites in the city, CHN
Head of Yazd Research Center Mohammad Hossein
Khademzadeh said that state organs are responsible
for the destruction of Yazd cultural sites.
"Construction works conducted in Yazd in the
past 50 years have been detrimental to the
cultural heritage sites in the city," he
Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department in Yazd
province has stated its resolve to safeguard adobe
structures in the city and said that it will no
longer allow further destruction of historical
sites of this ancient central Iranian city.
Khademzadeh said that steps have been taken to
register Yazd cultural heritage sites with Iran's
Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization (ICHTO)
and that after the job was done at national level,
the registration of Yazd with UNESCO will be