CoW signs friendship agreement with Suzhou

The City of Windhoek (CoW) signed a friendship agreement with the City of Suzhou in the People's Republic of China on Monday, CoW, said in a press statement.

The agreement is aimed at enhancing mutual understanding and friendship between the Chinese and Namibian people and to consolidate and develop friendly cooperation between the two cities and in valid for five years.

The agreement which is valid for five years, was signed by the CoW, Mayor of CoW, Muezee Kazapua and Li Yaping, Mayor of Suzhou on behalf of the two respective cities in Suzhou, China, the press statement reads.

Speaking at the signing ceremony, Kazapua said the agreement was a result of friendly consultations between the two cities that culminated in a Letter of in Intent which was signed by the two cities in Windhoek in August 2018.

The friendship city agreement covers exchanges and cooperation between the two cities in the fields of economy, trade, science and technology, culture, education, sports, health and personnel, statement reads.

Kazapua further expressed his satisfaction with the fact that the two cities have agreed to cooperate on important areas, which are key drivers in municipal service delivery and local economic development.

The CoW mayor urged the two administrations to draw up a working program that will ensure implementation of specific projects under the agreed areas of cooperation.

Kazapua is on a working visits in Suzhou, China.

Source: Namibia Press Agency