VitebskandJinanhave been twinned since 2009. Cooperation prospects withChina"sJinanhave been discussed inVitebskduring an official visit of a Chinese delegation that has got acquainted with the cultural and educational potential of regional centre. The guests visited school No. 44, which is home to over 40 schoolchildren studying Chinese as a foreign language.VitebskandJinanhave been twinned since2009. In2014, the cities signed a memorandum of understanding.