The Council of Ministers, upon proposal by Lebanon’s Minister of Tradition Ghattas Khoury, has authorized the lengthy awaited regulation for the Safety of Historic Websites and Buildings. That is nice information however there’s nonetheless lots of work to be executed earlier than it reaches parliament and will get voted on.
There are barely 300 conventional properties and buildings left in Beirut and so they all have to be maintained and guarded. Save Beirut Heritage, together with different NGOs have been combating to cease the demolition of those buildings and so they had been capable of save over 150 buildings up to now however there aren’t any legal guidelines that particularly defend outdated buildings and it’s solely a matter of time earlier than they crumble or get demolished.
For those who spot any outdated constructing getting demolished, be certain to report it to Save Beirut Heritage‘s hotline on 71411883.