On October 10, 2022, His Holiness Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II received His Excellency Mr. Csaba Czibere, Charge d’Affaires of the Hungarian Embassy in Syria, at the Patriarchate Headquarters in Bab Touma, Damascus.
The meeting was also attended by his Eminence Archbishop Mor Joseph Bali, Patriarchal Secretary and Media Office Director.
His Holiness congratulated His Excellency on his new appointment as Ambassador of Hungary in Syria, and wished him success in his mission. They spoke about the history of the Syriac Orthodox Church and its role in promoting civilization and spreading knowledge in the East and West. They also discussed the cooperation between the patriarchate and Hungary Helps.