The City Council of Sigüenza approves to create a Governing Council that guides the candidacy of the medieval city
The Plenary of the City Council of Sigüenza approved yesterday the creation of the Governing Council that will guide the candidacy of the city to be declared asWorld Heritagefor Unesco.
EastGoverning CouncilIt will be advisory and deliberative in nature with information and advisory functions. The municipal plenary decided unanimously that this body is chaired by Antonio Fernández-Galiano, president of the Editorial Unit, publishing company of EL MUNDO. Fernández-Galiano was pointed out by the Mayor of Sigüenza, María Jesús Merino Poyo, as a “person of outstanding prestige to lead this process and with the capacity for consensus.”
Your participation “will be decisivein achieving the objective set, together with the rest of the members of that body and the intervenors and participants, “added the governor of the medieval town.
Sigüenza will fight to conquer the title of Uneso World Heritage City, something they have already achievedToledoYBasinin Castilla-La Mancha. This was announced on January 17 by the president of the community, Emiliano García-Page, in the iconic 12th century castle converted into a National Parador and accompanied by the mayor. “In Spain, we have the ability to turn our past into the best opportunity for our future,” he said then.
Sigüenza is already preparing for theIX Centenary of the Reconquest, which will be held in 2024 and will position it as one of the cultural capitals of Spain (even the Prado Museum will land on its streets). The Board is already working to promote scientific and research work that conquers Unesco. «It is a long process, which can last for years. We will be very rigorous and, of course, we will go hand in hand with the segunctine society, ”says Martín.
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