The Yangon Heritage Trust outlines its conservation strategy for Myanmar’s former capital.
Irrawaddy media reported the “Yangon Heritage Strategy” is a 150-page report that outlines YHT’s vision and strategy to combine heritage conservation with sustainable development.
It includes the introduction of long-term measures to protect the city’s heritage, the report said.
YHT proposes the creation of a coordinating body to oversee urban planning, promote public awareness of the importance of heritage conservation, and introduce a regulatory framework based on a revised heritage law.
It would include mandatory building height regulations across the city to protect heritage areas. Full story.