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Programme trains Petra region residents on heritage preservation

By JT - Nov 20,2015 - Last updated at Nov 20,2015

AMMAN — HH Princess Dana Firas, the vice-president of the Petra National Trust (PNT) board, on Wednesday attended a ceremony to honour participants in a programme to safeguard the ancient city of Petra.

Princess Dana highlighted the importance of partnerships with international institutions and individuals to preserve the cultural heritage in the city through implementing training and awareness programmes that target children and young people, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

PNT held the training programme with the support of the Australian embassy in Amman. Princess Dana praised the role of the Australian embassy and the sense of responsibility Jordanians carry in their communities, according to Petra.

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