Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto visited Scotland and was there for the in-person ceremony.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh’s connection to Scotland is official.

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On Thursday, the City of Pittsburgh announced it has finalized a sister city agreement with Glasgow, Scotland with an in-person ceremony.

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This is after a virtual ceremony was held last year and while the UN Climate Change Conference, COP26, is going on in Glasgow.

“The long-established Scottish connection to Pittsburgh has been strengthened in recent years as we’ve shared the challenges of industrial heritage, built a renewed strength through a shared resilience journey and now seek to collaborate further through a sister cities arrangement,” Mayor Bill Peduto said.

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Pittsburgh has other sister cities in multiple different countries, including in Japan, China and Vietnam.