Ku Li wants Malaysia to sign UN Convention on cultural artefacts

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  • Thursday, 11 Aug 2016

Tengku Razaleigh (left) and Tan looking at an exhibit.

KUALA LUMPUR: Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah has called on the Government to "seriously consider" signing the Unesco Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property.

Speaking at the official opening of a cultural heritage exhibition fair of Malay and Chinese artefacts at the Museum of Asian Art at University of Malaya, the Gua Musang MP said that the Convention is an instrument to fight against illicit trafficking of cultural property.

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