Geelong and Biratnagar Mayors Discuss Sister City Relationship

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Biratnagar Metropolitan City Mayor, Bhim Parajuli, was welcomed by City of Greater Geelong Mayor Councillor, Bruce Harwood, at Geelong City Hall on Monday, 12 August.

Mayor Parajuli raised the possibility of the establishment of a sister city relationship between Geelong and Biratnagar citing geographical, cultural and economic similarities between the two cities. Mayor Parajuli also shared insight into Biratnagar’s ethnically and linguistically diverse community.

Mayor Parajuli and Mayor Cr Hardwood said that they look forward to exploring how a sister city relationship has the potential to mutually benefit both cities culturally and economically. The delegates exchanged gifts before concluding with group photographs.

The meeting saw in attendance Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon along with community members.