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Sister City Columbus Visited Xiangyang

Date: 2012-10-30

On October 22, delegation from Columbus arrived at Xiangyang. Columbus is a major city of Indiana, USA, and in September 2011, Xiangyang and Columbus have formally become twin cities. The delegation from Columbus is led by Ms. Kristen Brown, the mayor of Columbus, and Deputy Mayor Hou Junjie. In the past 2 days, delegation from Columbus has visited the ancient city wall, the north street, and the hi-tech development zone of Xiangyang.

Xiangyang and Columbus share a lot of opportunities for cooperation in the future. The headquater of Cummins Engine Company is located in Columbus. And the Dongfeng Cummins Engine Company is a very important company in Xiangyang. During the formal meeting between the two cities, Mr. Bie Bixiong has mentioned that he will lead a delegation to visit Columbus on 29 October to deepen the cooperation, especially with Cummins.

During their visit in Xiangyang, the delegation has met many leaders of Xiangyang City Government, including Mr. Bie Bixiong, mayor of Xiangyang and Ms. Li Shuyong, deputy mayor of Xiangyang, Ms. Ding Yalin, deputy mayor of Xiangyang and Mr. Yang Xuchun, deputy mayor of Xiangyang. (By Sun Yi)

(Sourceļ¼šChina Xiangyang)