Sister cities celebrate a 35-year relationship

Ti Gong

Representatives of Shanghai and Hamburg at the anniversary celebration

Shanghai and Hamburg celebrated a 35-year sister-city relationship on Friday in Huangpu District. 

The celebration at the Rose Garden in front of Hamburg House at the Shanghai Expo Urban Best Practice Area was hosted by the Foreign Affairs Office of Shanghai, Shanghai Administration of Culture and Tourism and Hamburg Liaison Office China. 

Over the past 35 years the two cities have enjoyed cooperation in areas such as economics, ports, education, culture, tourism, science and technology, health care, environmental protection, finance and legislation.

“Hamburg has become one of Shanghai’s closest partners,” said Liu Guangyong, vice director of the foreign affairs office, specifically mentioning the collaboration between the two cities during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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