On September 17, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the National Lebanese Committee for Organ Donation and Transplant, at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon.
The delegation was led by Dr. Antoine Estephan, Vice President of the Committee, Mrs. Farida Younan, General Coordinator of the Committee, and Mrs. Hayfa Sadeq, Director of the Awareness Program.
The delegation informed His Holiness about the programs and works of the committee. His Holiness expressed his views on organ donation as the great giving that a person can offer to other people after his death, enabling some to live and survive. He also commended the work of the committee and encouraged them to continue their efforts to raise awareness on organ donation and transplant.
The meeting was attended by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.