The virtual signing ceremony formalized a relationship between Pittsburgh and Glasgow.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The city of Pittsburgh is now sister cities with Glasgow, Scotland.

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On Thursday, a virtual signing ceremony was held and the relationship was formalized.

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Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto said that the two cities have a lot in common, including both being situated on rivers, an industrial history, and a sharing of similar environmental and racial justice goals.

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Pittsburgh currently has sister cities in 18 different countries.