An Iraqi engineer, Kais Jacob Ishak, leads his own mission to preserve Iraq's heritage in 3D reconstructions. The project, which began 7 years ago, attempts to recreate the country's rich historical heritage on 3D software, to be used as a learning tool for educators.
Iraqi officials are discussing ways to develop the country’s tourism sector following the defeat of ISIS in December 2017. Policy recommendations have been drafted and will be given to the Iraqi Government, hoping that they will contribute to the revitalisation of tourism in the country.
In preparation for UNESCO's visit to the ancient city of Babylon near Hilla, Iraq, the world heritage site is being cleaned from trash and military remnants.The Babylonian Theatre gardens and the gardens that face the front of the Temple of Ishtar are some of the main sites that were cleaned ahead of the visit.