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Sister province-county relations tied between Anhui and Derbyshire of England

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Governor Li Guoying met with Barry Lewis and signed the agreement on the establishment of sister province-county relations between Anhui and Derbyshire on November 9 in Hefei.  Photo/Wu Wenbing

The Agreement on the Establishment of Sister Province-county Relations between Anhui and Derbyshire was signed yesterday in Hefei. Governor Li Guoying met with Barry Lewis, Leader Councilor of Derbyshire County Council, and signed the agreement. Vice Governor Zhang Shuguang attended the meeting and the ceremony.

Located in the East Midlands of England, Derbyshire is one of the cradles of the Industrial Revolution. It has a wide range of industrial sectors with strong competitiveness in the manufacturing of aircrafts, trains and automobiles. According to the agreement, both sides would develop cooperation and exchange in the fields of tourism, trade, culture, science and technology, education, health and community affairs to pursue common prosperity on the basis of equality and mutual benefit.