People.com.cn, Rome, November 18 (Reporter Xie Yahong) The new book launch of "Mysterious Stories on the Ancient Silk Road" was held in Milan on November 17. Liu Kan, the Chinese Consul General in Milan, was invited to attend and delivered a speech. Nearly 100 guests including Ponttone, director of the Brera Library, Fu Mali, a sinologist, Abdul, mayor of the first district of Milan, Areco, editor of Mimisis Publishing House, and Coscia, co-author of this book, were present.
Liu Kan said that as early as more than 2,000 years ago, the ancient Silk Road closely linked China and Italy, smoothing the channels for trade and people-to-people exchanges between the two sides. By understanding the Silk Road spirit of peace and cooperation, openness and inclusiveness, mutual learning, mutual benefit and win-win results bred by the ancient Silk Road, it is conducive to comprehensively, accurately and objectively viewing the current "Belt and Road" initiative, and briefly introduced the "Belt and Road" initiative The overall implementation and results achieved emphasize that the "Belt and Road" initiative advocates that countries along the route, including Italy, achieve win-win cooperation through extensive consultation, joint construction, and shared benefits, and upholds the principles of openness and transparency.
Liu Kan pointed out that the world today has long since escaped the closed state, and countries must always maintain an open attitude if they want to make progress and develop. As outstanding representatives of Eastern and Western civilizations, China and Italy should draw wisdom and strength from the ancient Silk Road, promote the concept of civilization of equality, mutual learning, dialogue, and tolerance, and use civilization exchanges and mutual learning to overcome doubts and barriers, and promote high-quality joint construction " The "Belt and Road" cooperation, with a more long-term vision and a pragmatic attitude, promotes the continuous deepening and solidification of Sino-Italian friendship, so that the people of both sides can enjoy the tangible benefits brought about by the development of bilateral relations.
In his speech, Coscia briefly introduced the source of inspiration for the creation of this book, combined with specific cases in the book to explain the long history of Sino-Italian exchanges and the friendly spirit of mutual learning and mutual learning between the ancestors of the two countries. The anecdotes provide us with a good opportunity to explore the mysterious charm of the ancient Silk Road, trace the historical context of Sino-Italian friendship, and understand the spirit of inheriting the Silk Road.
Mysterious Stories on the Ancient Silk Road, co-edited by Italian writers Corsia and Coppola, mainly tells anecdotes about ancient China, ancient Rome and countries along the ancient Silk Road. The press conference was held during the "City of Books Day" in Milan, and received strong support from the Italian Ministry of Culture, the First District of Milan, the organizer of the "City of Books Day" in Milan, the Brera Library, and the Italy-China Association.
(Editors in charge: Jia Wenting, Liu Hui)
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