The Rostov delegation, including deputy Head of the Rostov-on-Don municipal Duma Sergey Sukhariev, Duma members Igor Amural', Elena Melikhova and director of the Economic Department of the Rostov-on-Don city Administration Svetlana Kambulova have returned from the German twin town.
While negotiations with the Oberburgermeister of Dortmund Ullrich Sierau, the members of the Rostov delegation discussed the issues of development of inter-municipal cooperation. The draft of the prolongation of the agreement about cooperation between the twin towns was discussed among others. The partnership between Rostov-on-Don and Dortmund was officially established in 1977.
Having a speech during the welcome reception in Dortmund town hall, Deputy Head of the Rostov-on-Don municipal Duma Sergey Sukhariev pointed out that during past 40 years, Rostov-on-Don and Dortmund had had effective cooperation especially in spheres of education, healthcare, youth policy and sports.
The draft of the memorandum of cooperation between the twin towns is the result of the visit. The document will be signed during the visit of the Oberburgermeister of Dortmund to Rostov-on-Don in the September of the current year.