Sister City Signing Agreement between Chicago and Accra

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Former Mayor Mensah of Accra visited Chicago in March 1988 to begin discussions with city officials on establishing a Sister Cities relationship. Prior to signing the Sister Cities agreement, the International Division of the Department of Economic Development sent a consultant to Accra in the summer of 1988 to determine opportunities for economic development and public works projects. A City Council resolution establishing Chicago and Accra as Sister Cities was signed by Mayor Richard M. Daley on June 28, 1989.