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The Martin (Merrikhi) Mountains of Nehbandan have been registered on the National Natural Heritage List with the Number 261 on the 4th October, 2015.

Two representatives of the International Organization UNESCO (IUCN) International Union for Conservation of Nature, where one of them is a formally from New Zealand and one from Tunisia, for field work and expert in order to register the Lut Desert on the World Record List they have enter to the Desert Dehsalm Desert in Nehbandan.

The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Tabas informed that the 14 Eco-Tourism residencies will be launched in the Town of Tabas.

The Sang Zani in the Ghohestan area in the County of Southern Khorasan is one of the mourning ceremonies in the month of Moharram.

Shovel or Spade Ceremony (Bill Zani) is the only event in the month of Muharram which is not held in every township. This ceremony is held only in Khoosf at noon of the day of Ashoura.

The Seven Pulpits is one of the ‘Muharram’ rituals which are held at sun set on the day of ‘Tasoua’ by women. The old and young women and girls light candles in some places where there is a shrine.

The Office Manager of the Akbariyeh Garden of World Heritage gave information of the store on the east side of the Akbariyeh Garden has started to be renovated to be used as a Library.

The Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Office of tabas gave information that: 'The southern fence of the Government Citadel of Tabas is under repair and reconstruction'.

Flag Parade (AlamGardani) is a mourning ceremony in county of Southern Khorasan. Many years ago when important persons died and later formed beliefs of the Islamic religion, the colour and shape of religious traditions were implemented as one of the mourning methods during the month of Muharram.. In this event some of the persons who keep the flags known as Alam chi, and holy leaders on the funeral procession carry the flags to the people’s houses and make offerings.

The Director General of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism of Southern Khorasan informed the plan to prepare Lut Desert for registration on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

The Alam is the most important tool in the implementation in the Muharram mourning ceremonies. In each part of the county to sign the name of each of the Alams for Imam Hussein (AS) and his companions and each of the alams is the symbol of each person.

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