GYUMRI (Armenpress)—The Mayor of Gyumri, Samvel Balasanyan, has been on a working visit to the State of California since early January. The mayor visited the United States at the invitation of the Armenian-American community with the intent to expand cooperation between his city and the cities of Glendale and Fresno.
The Gyumri Mayor has already met with the mayors of Glendale and Fresno.
“During the visit, various official meetings were held with the officials of these two cities, which are host to sizable Armenian-American communities, with community structures and representatives of the Armenian community,” said the spokesperson of the Mayor of Gyumri. “The main aim of the visit is to present the current situation of Gyumri, make cooperation proposals and hold discussions on potential investments.”
Gyumri is sister cities with the City of Alexandria, Virginia. Gyumri also cooperates with twelve cities around the world.