Bronx, China Sign ‘Sister City’ Agreement

Songjiang District Deputy District Mayor Wanli (front ,l) and Borough President Diaz (front, r) signed the sister city agreement.
Photo courtesy of Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s Office

The Songjiang Peoples Government delegation from China’s Songjiang District of Shanghai led by Deputy District Mayor Long Wanli visited the Bronx on Monday, July 17 to sign a friendship or ‘sister city’ agreement with Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. and officially begin a long-standing relationship between the two governments.

The agreement encourages bilateral investments not only on the government level, but also within the private sector.

After signing the agreement, the Songjiang Delegation visited several local sites including the Montefiore Hutchinson Campus Ambulatory Surgery Center, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New York Botanical Garden.

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