Santo Domingo.- Israel’s new ambassador Bahij Mansour on Wednesday said stronger economic ties and cooperation between his country and Dominican Republic is one of the main goals during his tenure here.
He stressed Israel's interest in sharing experiences and cooperate with the Dominican people, especially in energy and agriculture.
Mansour said Israel expected to increase investment in the country in various areas and a higher flow of tourists between the citizens of both nations. "There are many topics on the table to be analyzed and to implement more robust to bilateral relations and we’re ready for that."
He said he brings experiences from the several countries where he’s served, which in his view could well help Dominican Republic. "I come with much experience, there’re many things we can do, I’d like to strengthen relations in the future, in all areas of life and I hope the authorities can help us implement what we’re thinking about."
Mansour, speaking after presenting his dossier at the Foreign Relations Ministry, said he expect to find "good partners in the Dominican Republic for further cooperation."
The diplomat who’s a military officer specialized in defense and security, noted Dominican Republic’s potential in water sources, which he affirms can be of great benefit. "We have wide experience, especially in irrigation systems and want to contribute in that area to increase production."