His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from a Swedish organization “In Defense of Syria” at the patriarchate in Bab Touma, Damascus.
The delegation is visiting different areas and officials in Syria in order to assess the humanitarian need and to help as much as possible in the relief of those affected by the crisis.
His Holiness welcomed his guests and discussed with them the work of St. Ephrem Patriarchal Development Committee (EPDC) and ways of cooperating with them to better serve the needy.
His Eminence Mor Timotheos Matta Al-Khoury. Patriarchal Secretary and Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director were also present in the meeting.