On October 15, 2019, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received a delegation from the World Business Association of Suryoye (WBAS), at the Patriarchal Residence in Atchaneh – Lebanon. The delegation included Dr. Raid (Scharbil) Gharib and Mr. Sami Sagur from Germany.
During the meeting, His Holiness welcomed the delegation and appreciated their positive role in promoting cooperation and support among the Syriac Businessmen throughout the world.
The delegation briefed His Holiness on their work and the progress they are making since the last meeting of WBAS. They received the blessings of His Holiness for their efforts and hard work.
The meeting was attended by Very Rev. Raban Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.