His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II arrived at Satu Mare airport in Satu Mare governorate. He was accompanied by their Eminences: Mor Theophilus Georges Saliba, Archbishop of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, and Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury, Patriarchal Vicar in the Patriarchal Archdiocese of Damascus, and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.
His Holiness was received by Rev. Fr. Youwakim, Representative of Archbishop of Maramures along with the governor of Satu Mare.
His Holiness and the accompanying delegation then moved to Baia Mare municipality in Maramures County, where they were received by Rev. Fr. Benedict, Representative of Archbishop of Transylvania, and the governor of Maramures in addition to many public figures.