Faithful of St. George Parish in Damascus, Syria along with parish clergymen have met with Sheikh Ahmed Abdullah Al-Dulaimi, representative of the National Council of Tribes in Iraq.
The delegation included Archdeacon Toma Oraham, parish priest Rev. Toma Asitivo, parish committee members, members of the administrative board of the Assyrian Church of the East Relief Organization (ACERO) and many faithful.
The purpose of the visit, on 9 November, was to congratulate the Sheikh on the occasion of the Islamic feast, Eid al-Adha.
In response to the visit, the Sheik thanked the clergymen and parishioners for the courtesy and respect expressed during the visit and offered his hope that peaceful co-existence may be restored in the Iraqi homeland and abroad.[nggallery id=313]