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CARLISLE SIGNS NEW SISTER-CITY PACT WITH FENGXIAN DISTRICT, CHINA
(Thurs., Aug. 23, 2012)—Mayor Peter Carlisle today joined Mayor Zhuang Shaoqin of Fengxian District, Shanghai, China to sign a new agreement establishing sister-city ties.
“Fengxian District is a vibrant, growing community that we’re very proud to call our sister,”
Located along the coast in South Shanghai, Fengxian District has a population of more than one million and a growing economy based on sea resources and agriculture, manufacturing, bio-medical science, new energy and tourism. Fengxian District’s beaches, resorts and natural beauty make it a popular visitor destination.
The City Council approved the new sister-city relationship with Fengxian District on July 11, 2012.
Today’s signing ceremony in the Honolulu Hale courtyard featured performances by the Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club and a gift exchange between the cities.
Media contact: Louise Kim McCoy, Mayor’s Office, 768-7798.
Honolulu Mayor Peter Carlisle and Fengxian Mayor Zhuang Shaoqui sign the Sister City Agreement on August 23, 2012