Businessmen from 14 countries attend the International Water Convention (CUBAGUA 2019), which will be inaugurated this Tuesday at the Havana Convention Palace.
Cuba is the most represented by entities of the business system of the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources (INRH), the main promoter of the four-day event, informed its Organizing Committee.
Brazil, Panama, Mexico and the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela will also be present for Latin America, as well as Canada, France, Germany, the People's Republic of China and the United Kingdom.
Antonio Rodríguez Rodríguez, president of INRH, will give the opening speech, followed by Enrique J. Calleja Hurtado (Spain), on water management; and Pablo Spalleti, president of the Regional Committee of the International Association of Hydrology, Engineering and Research (IAHR).
Shortly afterwards, working sessions, workshops and seminars will begin, while the PABEXPO fairground will host the Exhibition of Water Technologies and Products, in which national companies contracted 582 square meters of extension for the exhibition of their products and services; and foreign companies 747.
CUBAGUA 2019 also includes the III Technical Commercial Symposium, the XIV International Congress of Hydraulic Engineering, the X International Seminar on Integral Water Use, the II Workshop on Integrated River Basin Management, the II Forum of Young Water Professionals and a Dialogue Table.
In December 1993, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted a resolution to declare March 22 as World Water Day, and it is precisely on this day that the closing ceremony and awards of CUBAGUA 2019 will take place.