(MENAFN- Trend News Agency)
At the 17th 'Everything About Water' expo organised to
strengthen cooperation between Israel and India in the water
sector, the Director General of National Mission for Clean Ganga
and additional secretary under Ministry of Jal Shakti, GA Kumar
said that India can learn a lot from Israel about water management
and the best practices involved, Trend reports citing ThePrint .
“Israel being a country with very less water availability
manages water very well, India can learn from Israel,” GA Kumar
Responding to a question on the outcome of the Expo, Dr Lior
Asaf, Water Attache, Israel Embassy in India said,“It is a great
opportunity for Israel and its companies to explore the possibility
of cooperation in India.”
“We are working together in UP's Bundelkhand project to provide
safe drinking water in advanced agriculture expansion of 25
villages,” he said.
The 17th Everything About Water Expo 2022 was inaugurated today
by Ambassador of Israel in India Naor Gilon in the national capital
to strengthen the cooperation between Israel and India in the water
sector and the longstanding ties between the two nations.
Israel is the country partner in the event, which is taking
place at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi from August 4-6.
The Israeli water companies introduced solutions related to
water distribution and management, filtration, leak detection,
wastewater treatment, desalination and water security.
oreover, the importance of the water partnership between Israel
and India can be understood from the fact that both countries
signed two major water agreements to increase cooperation in water
conservation and state water utility reform during Prime Minister
Narendra Modi's visit to Israel in 2017.
India is the only country wherein Israel has the position of
Water Attache to help share Israeli best practices and technologies
for advancements in India's water management sector.
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