Mayor Newsom strengthens economic ties with sister city, Bangalore

Mayor in bangalore 11/30/09 – Today, Mayor Newsom and a team of business and city leaders signed seven memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with San Francisco’s sister city, Bangalore, the capital of the state of Karnataka, in India.

Mayor Newsom met with His Excellency B.S. Yeddyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka, along with several of his ministers. The MOUs are intended as a foundation for the sister city relationship, outlining areas where each city can benefit in tangible ways from the partnership. The seven MOUs relate to arts and culture, trade and business, education and research, fashion technology, theater, health care, and the environment. Read more.

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