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Province aids Grand Canal's UNESCO bid

Updated: 2012-08-30 08:07
By Wang Qian ( China Daily)

Province aids Grand Canal's UNESCO bid

Province aids Grand Canal's UNESCO bid

Jiang Daming (left), governor of Shandong, unveiled a national-class historical site of the ancient Lu City with Li Xiaojie, head of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage. Photos by Ju Chuanjiang / China Daily

China's Grand Canal, the world's longest and oldest artificial waterway, could be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2014 with the help of a new campaign launched by the Shandong provincial government.

Province aids Grand Canal's UNESCO bid

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