Yerevan Acting Mayor Levon Hovhannisyan, left, and Qingdao Mayor Zhao Haozhi

Yerevan, Qingdao Sign Partnership Agreement


YEREVAN (Armenpress) — Yerevan and the Chinese city of Qingdao on June 19 signed a sister city agreement.

The twinning agreement envisages increased partnership in trade, science and technology, as well as the humanitarian sector, connectivity and other areas of urban economy.

The agreement was signed by Yerevan Acting Mayor Levon Hovhannisyan and Qingdao Mayor Zhao Haozhi.

Hovhannisyan and Haozhi discussed partnership and prospects.

“China and Armenia have friendly relations throughout centuries, and today’s agreement attests to our mutual desire to maintain and strengthen the centuries-old friendly ties,” Hovhannisyan said.

Haozhi said that they are ready to share their experience and skills of city management with Yerevan.

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