Hualien City forges friendship ties with Japan’s Morioka City

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/11/24
By: Lee Shien-feng and Evelyn Kao

Taipei, Nov. 24 (CNA) Hualien City in eastern Taiwan and Morioka, the capital of Iwate Prefecture in

Hualien Mayor Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢, right) and Morioka Mayor Hiroaki Tanifuji (left)

northern Japan, signed an agreement Sunday on establishing friendship relations.

Hualien Mayor Wei Chia-hsien (魏嘉賢) signed the agreement with Morioka Mayor Hiroaki Tanifuji in Taiwan.

The agreement marks another achievement for Hualien in expanding its city diplomacy after it established sister city relations with the Japanese town of Takachiho in October, Wei added.

Hualien and Morioka began exchanges in 2000, Wei said.    [FULL  STORY]

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