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Municipal leader met with the guests from Sapporo, Japan
source: Shenyang Daily   2018-06-28 10:23

June 27, Liu Xiaodong, member of Shenyang Municipal Party Committee, executive vice mayor of Shenyang, met with Machida Takatoshi, vice mayor of Sapporo, Japan, who come to Shenyang to attend the 10th APEC Small & Medium Enterprises Technology Exchange & Fair.

Liu Xiaodong said Sapporo is the first international sister-city of Shenyang.Since the establishment of sister-city relationship in 1980, the two cities have carried out effective exchanges and cooperations in economy, culture, education and many other fields, which promoted the prosperous development for the two cities. People of the two cities have made profound friendship.It's hoped that Shenyang and Sapporo can have more exchanges and cooperations in more fields and achieve mutual benefit and development.Liu Xiaodong also invited Sapporo to attend the 18th World Winter City Conference for Mayors held in September in Shenyang this year.

Machida Takatoshi accepted the invitation agreeably. He said compared with the city he last saw ten years ago, Shenyang has changed obviously. It's hoped that the two cities can further consolidate their friendship, and jointly promote the further development of their sister-city relationship.

Reporter Liang Xinyue

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