Chilima invites Israeli water experts to Malawi

Malawi Vice President, Saulos Chilima, who is leading the country’s delegation to Israel, on has  asked Israeli water experts to visit Malawi and appreciate investment opportunities in water and irrigation ventures.

Chilima appreciating farm produce
Chilima appreciating farm produce
Chilima in caps   appreciates Water Carrier plants in Galilee
Chilima in caps appreciates Water Carrier plants in Galilee

Chilima extended invitation after inspecting and appreciating Israeli Mekorot National Water Carrier plants in Galilee on Wednesday.

He described the Israel water technologies as amazing and serious and that Malawi could benefit with such technologies.

“There is a lot we can tap and learn from Israeli experts. They should come to Malawi first and appreciate what we have and perhaps, from there we can begin telling the story together,” said Chilima.

It was learnt that with such new technologies in water and irrigation, Israel is able to produce US$5billion export products.

Malawi’s Agriculture Minister Allan Chiyembekeza also spoke highly of the Israeli Water Management System, noting that with commitment and determination like that of the Israeli, Malawi can achieve it.

“We need to mobilise our resources as a country; it is achievable as long as we work hard and together, employing new technologies,” said Chiyembekeza.

Romen Wolfman, one of the experts at the Israeli Mekorot National Water Carrier, said they are to come to Malawi and share knowledge and expertise irrigation technologies.

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