Constanta, Romania (PortSEurope) June 26, 2018 – The second edition of the “Constanta Port on the Silk Road” round table has taken place in Bucharest with over 70 representatives of Romanian and foreign business, diplomats (Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Turkey and Turkmenistan), government representatives and international organisations promoting the new trade routes between Asia and Europe.
The Secretary of State in the Ministry of Transport, Maria Magdalena Grigore and Cornel Ionescu, Director of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, talked about the importance of Constanta Port on the new Silk Road.
Nicolae Dan Tivilichi of the National Administration of Maritime Ports SA Constanta said “We are at the second edition of the event, a very important one. Constanta Port is a gateway to Eastern Europe and a bridge between Europe and Asia, it is important that Constanta Port is on the Map of the Silk Road”.
The event aimed to bring together the relevant representatives of the diplomatic missions of the countries of the Silk Road Corridor along with the Romanian authorities to allow the representatives of Constanta to present the latest developments and projects, as well as to inform about the new initiatives related to the Silk Road.
The role of Constanta Port has been reconfirmed on the international transport routes, especially Europe-Asia, and the advantages of the port for these routes have been highlighted.