China News Agency, Beijing, December 4 (Reporter Ying Ni) The reporter learned from the State Administration of Cultural Heritage of China that the Ministerial Conference of the Sixth Ancient Civilizations Forum was held on the 4th in a combination of online and offline forms.

In his speech, Li Qun, Vice Minister of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of China and Director of the State Administration of Cultural Heritage, proposed that all ancient civilizations join hands to gather and carry forward the power of civilization, and set an example for creating a community with a shared future for mankind.

  The guests at the meeting carried out exchanges and discussions on the protection of cultural heritage and the fight against illegal trafficking of cultural heritage.

Representatives from China, Armenia, Bolivia, Egypt, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Italy and other member states as well as international organizations such as the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, UNESCO, Arab League UNESCO, and Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization attended the meeting and made speeches.

  Li Qun emphasized that ancient civilizations should better play their due role in today's era of opportunities and challenges: we should find the correct way to deal with current challenges from the historical wisdom of ancient civilizations, and advocate justice with the historical voice of civilization , a correct view of civilization; let the ancient civilization become a ladder to connect the hearts of the people and promote common progress, use history as a mirror, focus on the beauty of civilization exchanges and mutual learning, and use our common pursuit of truth, goodness, beauty and peaceful development to bring the emotions between civilizations closer ;Let the ancient civilization serve the all-round development of people and the overall progress of society, create a materially and spiritually rich life for the people, and cultivate the endowment of civilization for the all-round development of people.

China proposes that countries with ancient civilizations join hands to pool and carry forward the power of civilization, and set an example for jointly creating a community with a shared future for mankind.

Members of ancient civilizations should have self-declaration, seek great harmony for the value of civilization, open up paths across the mountains, seek revival for ancient civilizations, cultivate righteousness and prosperity, seek well-being for human society, and jointly promote the creation of a new form of human civilization and create a better world for mankind. future.

  The participants agreed that the world is experiencing all-dimensional and multi-layered challenges, that dialogue between cultures and civilizations is a key pillar to promote global peace and achieve sustainable development in the contemporary world, and that mutual respect, solidarity and mutual assistance, and harmonious coexistence are the right principles for the development of human civilization. the way.

The member states reaffirmed the important role of the Forum of Ancient Civilizations as a platform for dialogue and cultural cooperation, and promised to uphold the spirit embodied in the previous declarations of the Forum of Ancient Civilizations, strengthen international solidarity and dialogue through civilization and cultural diplomacy, and further expand the cultural dimension of international relations , leading the international community to make greater contributions.

  The meeting adopted the Baghdad Declaration of the Ministerial Meeting of the Sixth Ancient Civilizations Forum.