Prague Deputy Mayor Petr Dolinek signed a partnership agreement between Prague and Shanghai, with President Miloš Zeman and Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong present, during Zeman’s visit to China on Wednesday.

The visit to Shanghai is the last point in the program of Zeman’s visit to China that started last Friday, May 12.

Prague Na Bulovce hospital director Andrea Vrbovska signed a memorandum of cooperation between this hospital and the Huashan University Hospital in Shanghai on Wednesday.

Representatives of the Prague Emergency Service, the Ruijin Hospital in Shanghai and the Home Credit China signed a memorandum of cooperation in air ambulance services.

Besides, Medea Group owner Jaromir Soukup and the Shanghai Media Group company signed a cooperation memorandum.

“We approved the draft text of an agreement on the establishment of a sister city relationship between Shanghai and Prague. It is a generic, apolitical text between towns with areas of cooperation on economics and trade, science and technology, culture, education, health, sports and more,” Prague Mayor Krnáčová said earlier in April when the agreement was announced.

Prague also signed a cooperation agreement with Beijing last year.


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