Mexican Politician and Business Leader Miguel Aleman Velasco Visits KKL-JNF in Jerusalem

Israel is an excellent example to the world of the outstanding results which come from concerted effort and unity", said Mexican politician and business leader Miguel Aleman Velasco on a visit to the

By KKL-JNF
November 20, 2014 16:24
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 The meeting between Mexican politician and business leader Miguel Aleman Velasco, KKL-JNF Latin American Department head Ariel Goldgewicht and KKL-JNF Chief of Protocol Andy Michelson was moved indoors because of an early winter rain.

Although they were not able to plant a tree as scheduled, Aleman Velasco, whose father Miguel Aleman Valdes was Mexican president from 1946-1952 and a great friend of Israel, noted that the rain is considered an omen of good luck in Mexico.


The Mexican delegation included leaders of the Mexican business and political community, including Mexican Ambassador to Israel Federico Salas, Miguel Aleman A.C., Foundation director general Dr. Alejandro Carrillo Castro, Mexican Jewish community leader David Serur, Alfonso García Cacho, former Director General of the World Economic Forum in Davos and executive director of the Mexico Business Summit and his wife Alejandra Garcia Cacho, Lorenzo Lazo Margáin, managing partner of Alemán Velasco y Asociados, and his wife Edith Gonzalez de Lazo-Margain.


Aleman Velasco’s wife, Christiane, also accompanied the delegation.  


“We would like to use the scientific advances we have achieved here and implement them in Central America, to advance the interests of all humanity,” said Goldgewicht, explaining about the use of a biofilter in urban parks which collects runoff water, and, through a series of channels and plant buffers, filters the contaminants so that the water is useable for crop and plant irrigation. “We want to make the place in which we live a better place and we realize that we can also help make the world a better place.”


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