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Ancient Citadel Undergoing Renovation
07 September 2006
(CAIS) -- Executive director of Bam Cultural Heritage
Station said that operations to remove the debris from the
historical site of Arg-e Bam (Bam Citadel) has shown a
physical progress of 47 percent and has now reached the
highest section of the structure which is dedicated to the
rulers of the arg.
Speaking to Persian Service of IRNA on Tuesday, Nima
Naderi added that documentation of the Arg has so far had
a physical progress of 45 percent.
Announcing that concurrent with operations to remove the
rubbles, studies have also been conducted, he said that
experts from France, Japan, Italy, Germany along with
local experts are engaged in studies so as to get access
to a suitable technique for reconstructing the adobe
structures inside the Citadel.
Naderi noted that some 200 workers and experts are
involved in the operations to remove the rubble and
A schedule, which will last for 15 years, has been drawn up for reconstructing
the citadel, he said, noting that this year some five billion rials have been
allocated for the purpose.
The Citadel in Bam was destroyed in a devastating earthquake on December 26,
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