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Taiwanese, Israeli water technology experts meet in Taipei

2010/05/27 22:41:14

Taipei, May 27 (CNA) A seminar on water resources development andconservation opened in Taipei Thursday that brought together waterindustry representatives and experts from Taiwan and Israel toexchange technological expertise and market information.

The seminar was organized by the Israel Economic and CulturalOffice (ISECO) in Taipei and the Water Resources Agency (WRA) underTaiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Ophir Gore, ISECO's economic affairs director, said at theopening session that Israel and Taiwan have natural synergy and greatsimilarities in their vital and immediate need for water resourcetechnology.

In addition to the WRA, several other government agencies,state-owned enterprises and private corporations such as theEnvironmental Protection Administration, the Taiwan External TradeDevelopment Council, Taiwan Power Co., AU Optronics and Topco, wererepresented at the seminar.

Israeli companies attending the seminar included Amiad FilteringSystem, which focuses on developing and marketing environmentallyfriendly filtration solutions for industrial and agricultural use, aswell as automatic and manual self-cleaning filters. Five otherIsraeli companies participating were A.R.I., Arad, Bermad, NaanDanand Solid.

The Israeli delegation was scheduled to visit the Taiwan WaterCorp. and the Taipei Water Department's headquarters Friday, as wellas to meet with Taiwanese officials, according to an ISECO pressrelease.

(By Sofia Wu)