Hungarian archeological mission accomplishes works at Krak des Chevaliers Castle, Homs

Homs, SANA- A Hungarian archeology mission finished on Monday its works at Krak des Chevaliers Castle in Homs province.

Last July, the mission started its works in the castle, in cooperation with Syrian archeologists, which included conducting studies and drawing up plans and outlines to restore and fix the parts of the castle that were damaged due to the attacks of the armed terrorist organizations.

Director of the Castle Affairs Department Naima Mhartim pointed out that the mission includes 14 experts and accomplished detection and scanning of the water channels that were damaged in the castle where the defect places have been identified.

She said that the mission used 3D program to photograph the damaged places to help in determining the location of each room in its right place, adding that the mission will return to work in the castle to complete some work inside it.

Mhartim affirmed that since the beginning of 2016 and till now the castle received a number of foreign, official and local delegations, including delegations from France, Argentina, Britain, America, Australia, Russia and Pakistan, adding that the castle is receiving visitors daily.

In 2006, Krak des Chevaliers Castle was listed as a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

Manar al-Frieh/Manal

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