The village of Bolingbrook signed an agreement and now Bolingbrook and Sialkot (Pakistan) are declared sister cities on Monday July 24th 2017. Bolingbrook is the one of the largest incorporated place in Illinois. The village of Bolingbrook is a southwest suburb of Chicago that is partially in both Will and DuPage counties in the U.S. state of Illinois. Over 25000 Pakistani lived in Bolingbrook.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry also signed Sialkot-Bolingbrook Sister City Agreement with the Mayor of Bolingbrook on behalf of the Municipal Corporation of Sialkot and said that this agreement would be a landmark development in the seven decades long Pakistan-USA relations. He also thanked the Mayor Roger C. Claar of Bolingbrook for his all-out efforts in facilitating and encouraging Pakistani-American community of Bolingbrook. He said that he was proud to know that Pakistani Flag Hoisting ceremony was being organized in Bolingbrook with the support of Association of Pakistani Americans every year for the last 27 years. Ambassador Chaudhry said that signing of Sister City Agreement between Sialkot and Bolingbrook will create an array of new opportunities in the field of business and would greatly improve contacts between both cities.
The President of the United States of America in 1956 to encourage greater friendship and understanding between the United States and other nations. The Main Purpose of a sister city relationship is to promote economic development and trade opportunities between both cities also Developing partnerships through which Both cities can creatively learn, work and solve problems together.
The APA is proud to have led this effort from the front. A delegation from Bolingbrook is scheduled to visit Sialkot in November 2018, part of the festivities will include giving honorary name to the famous Daska Road as Bolingbrook Road.