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UNESCO has included Liverpool in the list being under the threat of objects

Committee of the World heritage of UNESCO has included the English city of Liverpool in the list of objects which are under the threat.

Liverpool - a city morehodov and dealers - has been included in the List in connection with civil-engineering design Liverpool Waters which realisation will cause global reconstruction of the historical docks located to the north from city centre - quotes Interfax the message following the results of the second day of work of Committee of the World heritage of UNESCO in Petersburg.

New building will lead to considerable change of city centre, since 2004 of the World heritage being object, and will negatively affect its general silhouette, consider in committee. Experts also assert that, according to the reconstruction scheme, the zone of docks will be fragmentirovana and separate docks will be visually separated from each other.

Besides, the committee has made decision to exclude the Fort, gardens of Shalimar and a fortress in Lahore (Pakistan) and Rice terraces in the Philippine Cordilleras from the List of the World heritage under the threat in connection with improvement of conditions of their preservation.

Historical objects of Pakistan have been included in the List of the world heritage under the threat in 2000 at the desire of the regional government.

Since then many of object monuments have been restored. Improvement of system of a drainage and more effective planning have allowed to improve safety of external walls and to solve a dampness problem - underline in UNESCO.

Rice terraces in the Philippine Cordilleras have been included in the List in 2001 from - for threats to their basic values for which elimination efficient control and planning were required more.