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Wuhan and San Francisco establish friendship relation

Source: hubei.gov.cn

Tang Liangzhi, the Mayor of Wuhan, capital city of central China’s Hubei Province, and San Francisco Mayor Li Mengxian signed an agreement on the establishment of friendship and exchanges relations on Nov 20, 2013, Hubei Daily reported.

Wuhan is the first city that established sister city relationship with San Francisco in China’s central regions. The two cities hope to realize nonstop direct flights, and promise to support and encourage the mutually beneficial cooperation and exchanges in city construction, government management, education, sports, culture, tourism, and trade, etc.

San Francisco will set up liaison office in Wuhan, promoting joint development between the two cities and the Silicon Valley and Optics Valley, Li Mengxian said.

In addition, Li Mengxian promised to vigorously advertise Wuhan after he goes back to America, and work together to develop the bilateral tourism market, and push forward the exchanges in economy, art, and talents, etc, so as to deepen the all-round development between the two cities.(hubei.gov.cn)