The Greek city of Marathon and Danzhou, located in the Chinese province of Hainan, agreed to become sister cities by signing a memorandum of cooperation in a ceremony held earlier this month in China.
At the ceremony, Danzhou mayor Zhu Hunu expressed his hope that the two cities will continue to maintain their friendship and boost and broaden their cooperation in various areas of endeavor.
Marathon mayor Stergios Tsirkas stated that the ancient Greek city would be happy to host an official delegation from Danzhou and expressed his hopes that the two metropolitan areas will enhance their cooperation, continue exchange programs and boost coordination in tourism, trade, culture, education and the economy.
The document signed by authorities from the two cities envisages further cooperation in the realms of tourism, culture, sports, medical services, education and agriculture between Marathon and Danzhou.
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