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More professionals to protect Tibet's historical relics

12-23-2013 11:15 BJT

Some 500 professionals will be sent to protect the historical relics in the open air in Tibet, according to the Tibet Cultural Relics Bureau.

At present, there are a total of 246 historical relic protection sites in Tibet and each will have at least two more workers in the future to give a helping hand.

The professionals are required to be male, aged between 25 and 50.

They should be able to speak and write in both Tibetan and Han-languages, and be very familiar with the geography in the vicinity of the historical relics they will protect.

According to a worker of the Tibet Cultural Relics Bureau, the professionals’ main work is to prevent the historical relics from damage, illegal excavation and theft, as well as taking precautions against fire.

Editor:Zhang Hao |Source: Tibet.cn

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