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The report notes that the second phase of the project passed to the next stage of the AFCP competition with great competition. If the project wins, it will Finance the conservation of the Sandstone exterior masonry, including the four front walls and all eight sides of the dome. We are talking about works on an area of approximately 1.2 thousand square meters. The main temple of the Jvari monastery dates back to 586-605 ad. The monastery is part of the historical monuments of Mtskheta and is included in the UNESCO world heritage List. AFCP was founded by the US Congress in 2001. It supports the preservation of cultural monuments, cultural objects and forms of traditional cultural expression in developing countries around the world. Since its inception, the program has funded up to a thousand projects in more than 125 countries. The contribution of the us Ambassador's cultural heritage protection Fund to the protection of cultural heritage is about 74 million dollars In Georgia, the Foundation has funded 19 projects with a total cost of approximately $ 1.5 million. Source: News-Georgia.

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