His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrives to Qamishly at the beginning of his apostolic visit. His Holiness was accompanied by their Eminences Mor Justinus Boulos Safar, Patriarchal Vicar in Zahleh and Beqaa, Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, Mor Timotheos Matthew, Patriarchal Secretary for Indian Affairs, Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director, and Rev. Fr. Habib Mrad, Secretary of the Syriac Catholic Patriarchate. His Eminence Mor Maurice Amsih, Archbishop of Jazeerah and Euphrates received His Holiness in the airport along with the priests and members of the parish councils. At Mor Jacob of Nisibin Church, His Holiness blessed the faithful who gathered to receive him.