Itongadol.- UNAPEC University held the Second International Working Table: “Diagnosis and solutions for the water sector in the Dominican Republic” with Israel as guest country, in this event representatives of 9 Israeli companies offered their answers to the water problems in the Dominican Republic.
Israeli Ambassador Daniel Biran said “Due to its geographical location, the State of Israel has faced many water shortage problems. However, it found solutions to solve them. Problems that are not unique to Israel, but are present in many other nations. In addition, more and more countries are facing water shortages due to climate change.”
The Israeli ambassador mentioned that Israel as a country has successfully addressed water problems, and can and wants to partner with other countries to help them solve them.
“Israel offers various technologies for different situations, and many Israeli companies are willing to work hand in hand with the Dominican Republic and provide solutions to the country’s water problems. The options are diverse, mobile and fixed, machines for individuals, large and small companies”. Biran pointed out.
The rector of APEC University, Dr. Franklyn Holguín Haché said: “APEC University in this rector’s administration not only presents alternative solutions with French, Israeli, American, Spanish and other companies from around the world, but will also proceed to propose specific projects to those responsible for the implementation of the Pact, recommending directly to those responsible for the Project the international companies that can provide low-cost solutions to the different needs of the country in the water sector”.
The activity was developed in person and through the virtual environment from the APEC hall of the José María Bonetti Burgos Culture of the main campus of Unapec and with the presence of distinguished guests: Dr. Franklyn Holguín Haché, rector of Unapec; the Honorable Miguel Ceara Hatton, Minister of Economy, Planning and Development; Licdo. Rafael Toribio, president of the Economic and Social Council; H.E. Urs Schnider, ambassador of Switzerland to the Dominican Republic; H.E. Dr. Andrés L. Mateo, Dominican ambassador to UNESCO; H.E. Ernesto Torres Pereyra, ambassador of the Dominican Republic to Israel; H.E. Daniel Biran-Bayor, ambassador of Israel to the Dominican Republic; Ygdal Ach, president of Y.A. Maof and Eng. Gilberto Reynoso, director of the DR Water Cabinet.
From Israel participated Rami Aflalo, CEO, GAL waters Technologies; Mr. Eli Cohen, CEO, Ayala water & Ecology; Michael Gordon, Director of Strategic Clients, WATERGEN; Meir Gabay, Director of Water Project Development, Demtech Technologies Solutions and David Cohen, Managing Director; Joseph Haim Harrosh, Director, Water Division; Keidar Grossman, Vice President EMEA and Yinon Friedlander, Solution Engineering Manager Amiad Water Systems; and Dr. Diego Berger, International Project Coordinator, MEKOROT.