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Taipei, Helsinki Sign Friendship Pact

Mayor Hau Lung-bin left his signature on a memorandum confirming the friendship between Taipei and Helsinki during his visit to the Baltic city on September 10.
Helsinki Mayor Jussi Pajunen signed the document on behalf of his city.
The two sides will work closely on city exchanges and learn from each other’s administrative experiences, as well as strengthen cooperation in the fields of culture, education, and economy.
Hau expressed his gratitude to the Mayor Pajunen for his assistance in helping the delegation from Taipei to arrange in-depth visits of local facilities, learning from firsthand experience how the concept of design becomes a part of daily life of its residents.
In return, Hau invited his counterpart to visit Taipei and experience the warmth and openness of Taipei’s residents.
Helsinki, the capital of Finland, is known for its achievements in design and technology. It is also the World Design Capital of 2012.