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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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.
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Talat Rasheed, at present serving as Police Commissioner Bolingbrook had taken this initiative and played a pivotal role in getting declared both Sialkot and Bolingbrook as the sister cities as well.
She helped begin Pine Bluff Sisrer Cities, which joined Iwai City, Japan, with Pine Bluff as sister cities in 1984.
ISLAMABAD -- Somon Air of Tajikistan will start its operations between two sister cities of Dushanbe and Lahore from May 6.
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.
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.
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.