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NOK 54 million for World Heritage Sites

Bryggen in BergenBryggen in Bergen.Photo: Marianne Løvland / NTB scanpix

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Bryggen in Bergen,Bergstaden Røros and Rjukan-Notodden industrial heritage received the most when the Directorate for Cultural Heritage distributed money to Norwegian ‘world heritage’ sites from the state budget.

A total of NOK 54 million was distributed in this round according to the Directorate for Cultural Heritage.

Norway has eight fantastic places on the UNESCO World Heritage List emphasised Minister of Climate and Environment,Ola Elvestuen of Venstre (V),who is the ministerresponsible.

‘’Local communities and volunteers do an important job of taking care of world heritage on behalf of and for the benefit of all of us.I am sure that the grants given from the Directorate for Cultural Heritage,for the dissemination,refurbishment and maintenance of world heritage assets,will give results both we and future generations can enjoy’’ said Elvestuen.

© NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today

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