News release from the City of Fort Wayne:
Mayor Henry welcomes visitors from Taizhou, China
(December 3, 2015) – Mayor Tom Henry today hosted visitors from Taizhou China as part of the sister cities partnership between Fort Wayne and Taizhou.
Mayor Henry and leaders from Taizhou conducted a signing ceremony to commemorate the renewal of the sister cities relationship. Fort Wayne and Taizhou have been sister cities since 2012.
“I’m thankful for the sister cities partnership. The focus on learning and citizen diplomacy is to be commended,” said Mayor Henry. “Fort Wayne and Taizhou share a commitment to making our cities and countries as places that give back and think of others. We’re honored to be part of a global effort aimed at friendship and peace.”
The sister cities program promotes educational, cultural and economic exchanges.
Representatives from Fort Wayne Sister Cities International also participated in today’s visit.
Fort Wayne’s other sister cities include Gera, Germany; Plock, Poland; and Takaoka, Japan.