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Istanbul’s Üsküdar to be ‘sister city’ of New York City’s Brooklyn

Istanbul’s Asian-side Üsküdar district is enlarging its already wide global network by signing a bilateral protocol with New York City’s Brooklyn district.

Known for its historical ambiance, resembling a ‘small-Istanbul’, Üsküdar, has been announced as ‘sister city’ with New York City’s most populous, and recently most-talked about, Brooklyn borough, known for its diverse cultural mosaic.

The ‘sister city’ agreement between Üsküdar District Municipality and Brooklyn Municipality will be signed on August 12 in Istanbul, in a ceremony attended by Brooklyn Mayor Eric Adams and Üsküdar Mayor Hilmi Türkmen.

The agreement between the two district aims to initiate a mutual economic, cultural, and educational cooperation, in addition to municipal matters between Üsküdar and Brooklyn.

Resource: Daily Sabah, August 05, 2015


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