Grants given for George Town restoration and conservation projects

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Bernard Cheah

GEORGE TOWN (Aug 16, 2011): Some 14 restoration projects within the George Town Unesco World Heritage inscribed zone were given grants worth about RM776,000 from Think City Sdn Bhd.

The grants under Think City’s George Town Grants Programme (GTGP) involves projects on physical conservation and restoration, as well as technical assistance and cultural mapping.

Among these projects are the rice mill restoration and conservation project, roof restoration for the Goddess of Mercy Temple at the Kuan Yin Teng Temple, restoration and conservation of the Cheah Kongsi, technical studies for the restoration of boundary walls of the St George’s Church, and for the digital art and cultural festival by Badan Warisan Malaysia.

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Posted by on August 17, 2011 under Tourism News.