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Conclusion of a business agreement between domestic member cities for the successful hosting of the 18th World Conference of Historical Cities
- Date2022-08-11 10:46:38
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Andong City, announced on the 10th that it has signed a business agreement between domestic member cities for the successful hosting of the 18th World Conference of Historical Cities at Andong International Convention Center.
The agreement is designed to promote Korea's cultural excellence and enhance its international status by contributing to the successful hosting of the 18th World Conference of Historical Cities through the establishment of a cooperative system between Andong and the World Historical City Federation.
The signing of the business agreement was attended by Ju Nak-young, mayor of Gyeongju City, a member city of the World Federation of Historic Cities, representatives of Buyeo County, Gongju City, and Suwon Special City, and about 30 working-level officials.
The signing ceremony was held in the order of an outline of the international conference, personnel appointments for representatives of each city, signing of the agreement, and taking commemorative photos. On-site inspections were also conducted at the World Confucian Culture Museum, Andong International Convention Center, and the National Academy for the Promotion of Korean Studies.
The agreement includes participation in international conferences and publicity, announcement of academic events by the mayors, and encouragement of participation in youth programs.
Andong Mayor Kwon Gi-chang said, "This conference will be held in Korea again 17 years after it was held in Gyeongju in 2005, so he hope that the five cities will work together to promote Korea's excellent culture and history to the world."
Meanwhile, the 18th World Conference of Historical Cities will be held at Andong International Convention Center from November 14 to 16 under the theme of "Future-Oriented Historical City based on Community" at an international conference attended by 125 member cities from 65 countries.