Mayor Tom Murphy announced this morning that a Sister-City Delegation from the City of Yulin will arrive in Gillette on Tuesday, October 30th for a short visit.
"I am very excited about hosting Mr. Lu Zhiyuan, Mayor of Yulin City, and the entire Sister-City Delegation. The City of Gillette has been working very hard to establish and build a relationship with our Sister-City, and I believe this visit shows how dedicated the Mayor of Yulin City and his delegation are," said Mayor Murphy.
Paper Cutting gift from the Yulin City to the City of Gillette
The City of Gillette plans a reception, tours of local coal mines and tourist attractions, and to showcase the energy resources in Campbell County.
Mayor Murphy, along with Governor Mead and a delegation from Wyoming, visited China last June to attend a Clean Coal Conference and to lay the groundwork for establishing Sister-City relations with the City of Yulin.
Mayor Murphy attending the Letter of Intent Signing in June, 2012.
"I want to showcase Gillette, Campbell County and our natural resources to this delegation. Northeast Wyoming has so much to offer this country and the rest of the world, and I would like to prove that we are in fact the Energy Capital of the Nation," added Murphy.
Complete details of the visit will be released Tuesday, October 23rd.
For more information contact Public Information Officer Joe Lunne at (307) 686-5393.