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Business News of Saturday, 16 March 2013

Source: GNA

Israel to assist Ghana curb water crisis

The Israeli Ambassador Madam Sharon Bar-Li, has expressed the readiness of her country to support the water sector with modern and appropriate technology.

Speaking during a courtesy call on the Minister of Water Resources, Works and Housing Alhaji Collins Dauda, Madam Bar-Li stated that Israel places a high premium on water production as 75 per cent of waste water is recycled and used for industrial and agricultural purposes.

According to her, Ghana and Israel have had a solid tradition of the corporation even before Ghana gained independence. She pledged the Embassy’s readiness to support all sectors of the economy including the private sector.

Meanwhile, Alhaji Collins Dauda, expressed satisfaction about the Israeli company Armadi Construction’s readiness to venture into water production.

He further stated that government is committed to ending the water crisis that had engulfed the nation. A conference on water management for officials is slated for June and October this year in Israel.