State Oceanic Administration of Cultural Heritage Jointly with the Protection
China has discovered more than 200 points of underwater cultural heritage, and confirmed more than 70 at the wreck site. Ocean development activities in order to guard against all kinds of damage to underwater cultural heritage, National Heritage Board and the State Oceanic Administration signed a cooperation agreement in Beijing today, the two sides in underwater archeology, underwater cultural heritage management, protection, strengthen law enforcement cooperation in 8 and jointly promote the cause of the underwater cultural heritage protection and the marine industry.
Xiang Shan State Cultural Relics Bureau of the Secretary, Tong Mingkang, Deputy Secretary, Secretary for the State Oceanic Administration Sun Zhihui, Wang Hong, deputy director, and the relevant departments of the two Councils principal responsible comrades attended the signing ceremony. Signing ceremony by the Tong Mingkang, deputy director of the National Heritage Board presided over by Comrade. Xiang Shan State Cultural Relics Bureau and the State Oceanic Administration, Sun Zhihui Secretary speech at the ceremony was the Secretary for and on behalf of the partners give each other a gift.
Shan Xiang in his speech that China is a maritime country, rich in underwater cultural heritage. 200 have been found in various points of underwater cultural heritage, and confirmed more than 70 at the wreck site. Currently, the development of marine resources, development of marine culture, has become the economic development of coastal areas to seek a new focus and growth. Ocean development activities in order to guard against all kinds of damage to underwater cultural heritage and safeguarding national maritime rights and interests, research and promotion of Chinese marine culture, the National Heritage Board and the State Oceanic Administration will in the future strategy and planning for protection of underwater cultural heritage, underwater archeology, underwater cultural heritage management, protection of underwater cultural heritage, underwater cultural heritage law enforcement, international cooperation and advocacy, maritime and cultural development, consultation and daily contact mechanism to strengthen cooperation 8.
Shan Cheung also mentioned before, the State Oceanic Administration's strong support and coordination, take underwater archaeologists to visit the Nansha Islands in China ocean surveillance ships to inspect, grasp the Nansha Islands, hydrology, climate, distribution of large amounts of data, and reefs information. "I, the South China Sea," "I, Huaguang reef", "South Australia I," and so Old Boat in the rescue excavations carried out smoothly. The future, both sides will also work to combine, and gradually strengthening routine patrol and monitoring of underwater cultural heritage monitoring work in the coastal waters of South China Sea and actively choose a demonstration, urgency and necessity of the pilot projects, and gradually explore the establishment of long-term, efficient communication and coordination and linkage mechanisms to promote the realization of the underwater cultural heritage protection mode, focus, work thinking of changing, rich content of Marine culture.
Sun Zhihui from the height of the development of the National Oceanic and emphasized the State Oceanic Administration and the State Administration of Cultural Heritage Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage to strengthen cooperation in practical and historical significance. Sun Zhihui Secretary pointed out that the State Oceanic Administration in accordance with the agreement, to strengthen communication and cooperation in the National Heritage Board, the strategic and economic planning in the marine, marine management and conservation, marine law enforcement surveillance, investigation of marine scientific research, marine disaster forecasting, etc., for water Cultural Heritage Protection under the active support and assistance in the maintenance of underwater cultural heritage to jointly promote the national marine rights and interests, promote the Chinese marine culture play an important role.
Protection of cultural heritage as the competent services of the administrative department of marine affairs and the State Cultural Relics Bureau and the State Oceanic Administration of the joint, will give full play to the underwater archaeological heritage sector, conservation and research in a leading role in integrating the marine sector in terms of personnel, equipment and technology a significant advantage, and jointly promote the protection of underwater cultural heritage of China into the new era of development.