On September 27, the International Forum themed with 'Promoting the Belt and Road Initiative, Dialoging with the Chinese Civilization' was held in Xi'an, Shaanxi province. More than 30 experts from the Belt and Road countries and regions attended the forum and discussed about 'Reconstruction of the Chinese Civilization, Build a Community of Common Destiny for All Mankind'.
The forum is part of the International Seminar on the Belt and Road Initiative. It is organized by Shaanxi Publicity Department, who aims to consolidate cultural confidence, to play a bigger role in culture communication, and to gather the resources that could help culture industry upgrading. Experts at the forum suggest Shaanxi build a Chinese Civilization Communication Platform to boost the exchanges and dialogues among the Belt and Road countries and regions and to push forward the mutual understanding of world civilization.
Representatives have agreed on the Xi'an Declaration on Dialogues about Chinese Civilization. The declaration says that the Chinese civilization is the great spiritual power that encourages the Chinese nation to develop. It is also the common spiritual gene of the Chinese people. Promoting the Chinese culture requires people to consolidate cultural confidence, to boost exchanges and communication between China and the rest of the world.
The forum was held in Qinhan New City. It covers an area of 302 square kilometers, with 104 square kilometers as the cultural heritage preservation area. Qinhan New City aims to build itself into a city with good service to people, rich culture resources, beautiful gardening and healthy life-style.