Cyprus and Israel have decided to take further steps towards increased cooperation on managing water resources.
The decisions were taken today during a meeting Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Nicos Kouyialis, currently visiting Israel, had with the Israeli Minister of Energy and Water Resources Silvan Shalom.
According to an official press release, Kouyialis attended on Wednesday the International Fair WATEC 2013 in Tel Aviv, where Shalom honoured him for the Cyprus Republic’s contribution in saving water resources, in the presence of other Ministries and official delegations from 26 countries.
Before the official ceremony for the honorary distinction, the Ministers of Cyprus and Israel had a meeting, during which they determined further steps of cooperation between the two countries on water resources issues, in the framework of the Memorandum of Understanding signed on August 8, this year, between Cyprus, Greece and Israel, for the cooperation of the three countries in the fields of energy and natural resources.
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