THE City Government of Cagayan de Oro on Wednesday, November 6, hosted a welcome dinner for its newest sister city Gwangyang, South Korea.
Gwangyang and Cagayan de Oro officials signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for substantial exchanges of both cities on Wednesday night at Luxe Hotel this city.
Gwangyang City Mayor Jeong Hyunbok led the Korean delegation to sign an agreement which marks a new partnership.
The partnership aims to strengthen friendship and boost bilateral cooperation with Gwangyang in various fields including economy, culture and education, Mayor Oscar Moreno said.
Moreno said the collaboration enhances the policy of the city to promote sisterhood with other local government units here and abroad, which have been determined to be beneficial in the delivery of services to its constituents
Exchanges will be in the various areas of local governance, including economic trade and investment, education, culture and tourism for the promotion of friendly relations of the two cities and their people.
On Monday, the city council approved the mutual exchanges between the both cities.