Protection of historical and cultural heritage near Boroo River to be improved

2015-09-29 18:25:45

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ The Minister of Education, Culture and Science L.Gantomor presented to the cabinet meeting on Monday a conclusion of works of examining effects over the Boroo Settlement belonged to the Hun Empire--a historical and cultural immovable heritage--located in Tov aimag’s Bornuur soum.

The examination works have been performed by a working group set up by an order of the Prime Minister due to an attempt of exploiting the Gatsuurt gold deposit near the place.

After hearing the report, the cabinet obliged the governors of Tov and Selenge provinces to take specific measures for improving reservation and protection of the cultural and historical immovable heritage near Noyon Mountain and Boroo River.

One of the findings of ancient buildings and construction in Mongolia, the Boroo Settlement was included in 2008 in the state protection list of the historical and cultural immovable heritage.

It has been concluded that exploitation works of the Gatsuurt deposit and ore transportation are not affecting the historical heritage site except dust from the 2 km road running to the Boroo’s concentrate factory.    

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