Reception at the Iranian Embassy


Upon the invitation of the Iranian Embassy, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II delegated His Grace Mor Maurice Amsih, Director of Public Relations and Protocol, to represent the Syriac Orthodox Church at the reception held by the Iranian Embassy in Damascus on the occasion of the 37th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic revolution in Iran.
The reception was attended by their Excellencies: Syrian Prime Minister Dr. Wael AL-Halqi, Head of the Syrian Parliament Mr. Mohamad Jihad Al-Lahham, as well as the ministers of Defense, Presidential Affairs, Electricity, Petrol and Mineral Resources, Finance, Economy, Foreign Trade, Health, Internal Trade, Consumer’s Protection, and the Political and Media Counselor of the Presidency Dr. Buthayna Shaaban. His Excellency Grand Mufti of the Syrian Republic Sheikh Ahmad Badreddin Hassoun also attended along with many religious, cultural and social dignitaries of the Syrian society.