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About Maryland-Anhui Partnership

The relationship between Anhui Province and Maryland encourages the exchange and cooperation in a wide range  of areas including: agriculture, economic development, trade, culture, education, environment, science and technology.  Anhui State has a population of about 60 million people and is governed by Li Guoying. Both Maryland and Anhui Province have had Committees and Councils come together and discuss various ways they can help one another in education, business, environmental areas or healthcare. The committee meets quarterly and has established two sub-committees that focus on business and education.

Contact

For questions or information regarding the Maryland-Anhui partnership, contact Bob Zhang, Chairman of Maryland-Anhui Sister State Committee by email: bobzhangmd@gmail.com

About Maryland’s Sister State Program

The Sister States of Maryland, Inc., a private, not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of Maryland, partners with the Maryland Sister States Program, a program in the International Division of Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State. The Maryland Sister States Program was established to provide a government to government forum for the promotion of international cooperation and understanding. Through broad-based citizen participation in a wide variety of exchanges in areas of mutual interest, the Maryland Sister States Program offers countless opportunities to develop partnerships around the world. The Maryland Sister States Program was established in 1980 and currently includes 19 relationships in 17 countries.

Contact

For questions or information regarding the Maryland Sister States Program in Maryland’s Office of the Secretary of State, please contact Mary E. Nitsch, Director of International Affairs by e-mail: mary.nitsch@maryland.gov