Any place or area having a tangible and intangible heritage shall be protected according to Act 645 of the Act on National Heritage of 2005 under the supervision of the National Heritage Department.
Tourism, Arts, and Culture Minister Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri said the Ministry worked on preparations of the conversation management plan and special area plan (SAP) documents for the regions along with the Department of Town and Country Planning.
"This includes the Lenggong Valley World Heritage Site. Matters pertaining to urban and rural development are under the purview of the Housing and Local Government Ministry.
"But we still play a role by giving suggestions to the relevant parties so that development at the sites is monitored and controlled to preserve their heritage," she said during the question and answer session at the Dewan Negara.
She addressed Senator Mohd Yusmadi Mohd Yusoff 's supplementary question on the ministry measures taken to safeguard and preserve the historical sites.
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