Sister Cities

Sister Cities

 

cities of different countries that have established direct friendly relations for the strengthening of mutual understanding between the peoples and for the cultural cooperation and exchange of experience to solve the similar problems that the city authorities and organizations face. The phenomenon of sister cities promotes the development of good relations between the populations. Friendly relations between cities with similar histories play a great role in the struggle for peace throughout the world. In 1957 representatives of sister cities founded the World Federation of Sister Cities.

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Yang, a second-term board member for the Phoenix Sister Cities program, was tasked with an additional assignment: deliver a letter from Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton to Chengdu Mayor Tang Liangzhi.
Ramsey said that employer identification number, or EIN, belongs to the Eugene Sister Cities Foundation, which is the EIN the Eugene/Kathmandu Sister City Association always has used on various tax forms, such as W-9s.
Tabriz Mayor Sadeq Najafi in a meeting with Vietnamese Ambassador to Tehran Nguyen Hong Thach in the Northwestern Iranian city on Sunday proposed Tabriz and Ho Chi Minh become sister cities by signing a contract.
Louis photographers invited by the Nanjing Photographic Association in association with the Sister Cities exchange program, to take part in the trip.
In Ankara on 18th Dec, Iranian and Turkish capital cities are intended to be announced as sister cities in a ceremony.
Kleve and Fitchburg have been sister cities for more than 25 years.
The Anchorage Sister Cities Commission is comprised of nine commissioners who serve three-year terms and are appointed by the Mayor of Anchorage.
ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Chairman Prime Minister Task Force on Islamabad, Faisal Sakhi Butt has emphasized on early implementation of agreements between Islamabad and sister cities of different countries to beautify the federal capital and improve its civic services.
ISLAMABAD, March 12, 2012 (Frontier Star): The Capital Development Authority and Prime Minister Task Force on Islamabad have decided to implement development projects and programmes agreed in mutual agreements with the sister cities to make the capital more attractive and beautiful.
Kocaoglu wished that the required protocol for being sister cities would be signed as soon as possible.
CAIRO: Sister Cities Africa and People Development Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Cairo on the last day of the Global Sister Cities Summit, promoting an ongoing partnership through which the two organizations will collaborate.
Mohammad Qayumi, said the two cities were declared sister cities for sharing historic background.