Levant, bridge between the Civilizations of the Western Europe and the Far East

The Silk Road is an initiative that developed during the past decades focusing on the infrastructural and economic issues. President Emil Constantinescu has promoted the cultural importance and significance of the itinerary and the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization can facilitate concretely the development of the projects dedicated to the cultural heritage of the countries crossed by the Road, especially in the Caucasus area (Georgia, Azerbaijan), but also in Romania (Constanta). As the network created in the historical times by the trade routes needs to be revived culturally, alongside the construction of high ways and gas and petroleum pipelines, the project will underline the heritage and development of cultural relations between China and the countries part of the Silk Road network.