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