(ANSA) - ROME, JULY 29 - '' After all, even today, after the epidemic, we are all like after a great war. We are living in a moment of great concern but also of great hope. But we know that worries must never outweigh hope. Culture will help us. It will be the decisive tool for economic growth and sustainable development of our societies. It will be the frontier on which to increase innovation, creativity, the opportunities of the digital age. It will be the memory of the past but also the compass that will show us the course for the future ''. This was said by the Minister of Culture Dario Franceschini opening the G20 of Culture at the Colosseum in the presence of Prime Minister MarioDraghi.
"I thank Prime Minister Draghi for putting culture at the center of government action through the Recovery Plan and Resilience. Culture has the power to unite the world: protecting heritage means protecting humanity itself, contributing to international dialogue, respect of the diversity ", Franceschini said again. (HANDLE).