Italy approves 135 mln euros heritage works funds for South
New decree signed Thursday by Culture Minister Franceschini06 March, 18:12
The new financing will cover the cost of some 46 new restoration projects in the regions of Campania, Calabria, Puglia and Sicily, all of which can be immediately executed according to the decree.
The new funds follow in the wake of the 222 million euros earmarked in September 2013 for some 87 similar projects that are currently being worked on, according to ministry sources. "This is the most important action that has been carried out in recent years on Southern Italy's cultural heritage", Franceschini said.