ITALY: RESTORATION OF POMPEII BEGINS

An EU-funded project to restore the ancient Roman ruins of Pompeii in southern Italy has begun. The EU also intends to protect conservation funds from the mafia.

A 105-million-euro ($142.05-million) restoration of the Roman city of Pompeii has been launched. The EU is contributing 41.8 million euros to the project which should be completed by 2015.

07.02.2013

Source: Deutsche Welle