The mayor of Dubrovnik, Andro Vlahusic, who is currently on an official visit to the United States met yesterday with his counterpart in Los Angeles Eric Garcetti.
The two mayors discussed mutual relations and cooperation between Croatia and the United States. Significantly one of the largest Croatian communities in the United States is located in California in San Pedro.
"Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. I thank your mayor for visiting the "City of Angels" and look forward to my imminent arrival to the city under UNESCO protection,” commented the mayor of Los Angeles in a video message to Dubrovnik. Eric Garcetti is the 42nd mayor of Los Angeles, a position he took over after elections in May 2013.
As part of his visit to California the mayor of Dubrovnik will also meet with representatives of Lucasfilm regarding the upcoming filming of the eighth episode of Star Wars in Dubrovnik.