According to the joint proposal of the Republic of Tajikistan, the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Uzbekistan and the Republic of Turkey and with the approval of the UNESCO organization, "gilding - the art of goldsmithing" was added to the list of intangible heritage of UNESCO. meanwhile The UN cultural agency has recognised iftar, the meal that breaks the daytime fast during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, on its list of intangible cultural heritage.
The application for the sociocultural tradition was jointly submitted by Türkiye, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Iran to the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, on December 4, the 18th meeting of the Intergovernmental Committee for the Preservation of UNESCO's Intangible Cultural Heritage began in Kasane, Republic of Botswana. The meeting will continue until December 9, 2023, and representatives of member states of the Convention for the Preservation of Monuments of Intangible Cultural Heritage will be present.