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Shenyang, Jinja and other 2 cities hosted signing ceremony for the establishment of sister-city relationship and deepened cooperation
Jiang Youwei attended the signing ceremony and met with the guests who came to Shenyang to attend the 18th WWCAM for Mayors Conference
    稿源: Shenyang Daily   2018-09-12 14:39
 

In the evening of September 11, just before the opening of the 18th WWCAM for Mayors Conference, Shenyang hosted the signing ceremony for the establishment of international sister-city relationship and deepened cooperation. Shenyang established sister-city relationship with Jinja, Uganda and cooperative sister-city relationship with Rabat, Morocco. Shenyang also signed agreement with Daejeon, Korea, to enhance exchange and cooperation. Shenyang mayor Jiang Youwei attended the signing ceremony and met with Esther Mbayo, Minister of the Presidency in the Ugandan Cabinet, and other guests from Morocco, Azerbaijan, the UK, Finland, Latvia, Korea, Portugal, Japan, Canada, Australia, German and the US who came to Shenyang to attend the winter cities conference for mayors.

For many years, Shenyang has been positively promoting the friendly exchange among international cities. Since the establishment of sister-city relationship with Sapporo in 1980, Shenyang has established sister-city relationship with 20 cities of 15 countries and regions now.

Jiang Youwei signed Letter of Intent for the Establishment of Sister-City Relationship between Shenyang and Jinja with Isaac Isanga Musumba, State Minister for Regional Foreign Affairs of Uganda. Both the parties agreed that on the principal of mutual benefit, the two sides should carry out varieties of exchanges in economy, trade, science, technology, culture, education, sports and talents and promote mutual prosperous development.

Jiang Youwei signed Agreement on the Establishment of Cooperative Sister-City Relationship with Rabat with Mohammed Sudjic, mayor of Rabat, Morocco. Both the parties agreed that on the principal of mutual benefit, the two sides should carry out varieties of exchanges in economy, trade, science, technology, culture, education, sports and talents and promote mutual prosperous development.

Vice mayor Jiang Jun signed Memorandum of Understanding on Enhancing Exchange and Cooperation between Shenyang and Daejon with Park Young Cun, vice mayor of Daejon, Korea. The two sides reached consensus that they will enhance scientific innovation and exchange in artificial intelligent, big data and smart city; Enhance exchange and economic cooperation among the enterprises of the two cities and assist the enterprises to go to the overseas market;Positively promote the establishment of the friendly relationship among the universities of the two cities and carry out student exchange and communication; Enhance the exchange and cooperation between the two cities in culture, tourism, medical care and education.

Jiang Youwei extended warm welcome to the guests who came to attend the 18th WWCAM for Mayors Conference on behalf of Shenyang Municipal Party Committee and Government. He extended gratefulness to them for their highly attention to Shenyang. He also gave high praise to the organizing committee for their excellent job done for this year's World Winter Cities Conference for Mayors. He introduced the history, culture, science, technology, education and industrial base of Shenyang, and the achievements gained in the reform and opening-up, and in exchange and cooperation with foreign countries. It's hoped that Shenyang can constantly enhance the exchange and cooperation with cities all over the world and achieve mutual development and benefit.

Esther Mbayo expressed congratulations to the opening of the 18th WWCAM for Mayors Conference in Shenyang. She said:" We believe that this conference will create and provide opportunities for these member cities to learn from each other. It's hoped that these cities can enhance exchange and cooperation on the principal of friendly relationship and peace, and make all effort to improve people's livelihood in their cities."

Liu Xiaodong, member of Municipal Party Committee and Vice Mayor of Shenyang hosted the signing ceremony. Municipal leader Feng Shouquan attended the activity.

Reporter Li Haiying

 
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