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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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Earlier, Mr Dutton told The Birmingham Post: "We have seen just how seriously the city of Chicago considers its relationship with the city of Birmingham; it has a number of sister city relationships, but the energy and commitment they put into the Birmingham one reflects really well on our reputation.
Ely moved on to a district job this fall, and Hilpert continued "World Vistas" with an exploration of Chengdu, a Phoenix sister city of nine million in southwestern China.
The mission of the Mount Prospect Sister Cities Commission is to encourage and facilitate programs and exchanges between Mount Prospect and its sister city, Sevres, France.
Lawmakers passed under suspended rules a resolution to enact an ordinance authorizing Mayor Sara Duterte to sign a Sister City Agreement with Daly City in California.
Bayron and Fang Zhongli, the Haikou Municipal People's Congress Deputy Director of the Standing Committee is aimed at strengthening the relationship or being a sister city of two cities through trade, tourism, education, culture, and more.
"He has been telling me, since we have known each other (for long), if there will be a chance for him to propose to the city of Davao to become a sister city of Port Moresby," Tejano said in an interview with Radio-Television Malacanang.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, April 09, 2018 --(PR.com)-- As the country with the greatest number of sister city relationships in the Caribbean region, Haiti is set to lead the way in the revitalization of these relationships and development of new ones.
SCCI Vice President Abid Ahmed Khawaja said that now the "sister city relationship" is being established between Sialkot and Bolingbrook following their global industrial significance.
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.
As members of the Eugene/ Kathmandu Sister City Association intensify a local effort to raise money for victims of the devastating earthquake that struck the mountainous Asian nation on Saturday, a Eugene mother worries but remains upbeat.
"Endorsement of the sister city agreement between Tehran and Ankara will be an important event as it opens a new chapter in the Iran-Turkey relations," Deputy Mayor of Ankara Kamel Kelic said on Wednesday.
According to a written statement issued by the Bursa Municipality, the "Sister City Protocol" was signed by Bursa Mayor Recep Altepe and Pristina Mayor Isa Mustafa.