The existence of historical and natural cultural heritage in the Aras Free Zone will attract the favorable opinion of UNESCO experts and officials.

According to the report of Public Relations and International Affairs of Aras Free Zone Organization, the CEO of Aras Free Zone Organization in a meeting with UNESCO experts welcomed and expressed hope that the existence of historical and natural cultural heritage in Aras Free Zone was favored by UNESCO experts and officials. Will attract.

He announced the full readiness of the Aras Free Zone for the global registration of the Aras Geopark and the provision of its infrastructure.

UNESCO experts also expressed hope for the existence of the necessary infrastructure in the Aras Free Zone and considered the readiness of the infrastructure as one of the requirements for the globalization of a geopark. They declared the existence of a geopark in each region to cause economic prosperity in that region.

Professor Lehmann Shafia, President of the Lancashire Geopark of the University of Malaysia, and Dr. Hathmurt Asher of the Uzumburg Geopark, Germany, a UNESCO expert and Aras Geopark Detail Officer, visited the Aras Free Zone to inspect the Aras Geosites.

The research team visited 5 geosites of Aras Free Zone. It is worth mentioning that UNESCO experts will provide the obtained data and information to UNESCO and Geoparks after visiting the geosites so that the final result of the global registration will be announced after the approval of these centers.

The Aras Free Zone Organization sent the Aras Geopark case to UNESCO in December last year. This geopark includes five geosites of Alibashi Mountain, Kiamaki Mountain, Gechi Ghalasi Mountain, Maharan Waterfall and Asyab Kharabeh Waterfall, each of which has unique geological samples.

Aras Free Zone during the three recent economic, social and cultural development programs relying on knowledge-based management and capable consultants as well as motivated and specialized staff has become a pioneer region in the country and in terms of performance has indeed turned into a model for other free zones within the country and among countries of the region.

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