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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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As the Honorary Vice Chairwoman for Sister Cities International, Second Lady Karen Pence participated in a meeting and cultural presentation of the Youth Ambassador Exchange, a program through the Houston, Texas-Chiba Sister City Relationship.
sister city organizations and the premier global leader in citizen diplomacy, today announced the appointment of Mr.
SCCI President Zahid Latif Malik said that a special Sister City Relationship Agreement signing ceremony was recently held at the Pakistani Embassy in USA.
I decided that Pine Bluff was prime for a sister city.
This year's celebration - the fourth for Alameda - has a special significance since it will also mark the one-year anniversary since Alameda and its newest sister city of Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental signed their memorandum of understanding.
An evening of entertainment, that celebrates Edinburgh's links with its sister city in New Zealand, can be seen in Paisley tonight.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian city of Tabriz and the Vietnamese city of Ho Chi Minh City plan to ink a sister city agreement in a bid to coordinate their efforts in consolidating all-out relations, specially in trade and tourism domains.
Lhuillier is pushing for a sister city agreement between Portuguese City of Sabrosa and Cebu City.
India and China signed an agreement between Delhi-Beijing on Establishment of Sister City Relationship.
This year's event "European Week" organized in the French city of Epinal, eastern France, which has been a sister city to Bitola since 1968, was dedicated to Macedonia.
FITCHBURG - Dozens of members of a jazz band from Fitchburg's sister city of Kleve, Germany, were given citations of appreciation yesterday.
Anchorage celebrates 30 years of sister city relationships between Anchorage and Darwin, Australia.