ZALIN, Syria — On Sunday, a delegation from the Syriac Orthodox Church Local Council visited the Syriac Union Party (SUP) at its headquarters in Zalin (Qamishli) in North and East Syria.
The visiting delegation included the priest of the Virgin Mary Church in Zalin, Abd al-Masih Yousef, and deputy of the Syriac Orthodox Church Local Council in Zalin, Abd al-Masih Malko, as well as members of the Council Khamri Hanna, Antoun Lahdo, and Nassar Farjo.
The delegation was received by SUP Co-Chair Sanharib Barsoum and members of the SUP General Council Elizabeth Gawriye and Joseph Lahdo.
Both sides exchanged congratulations on Christmas and New Year before delving into issues related to the Church and the Syriac (Aramean–Assyrian–Chaldean) people.
The participants emphasized the importance of such meetings and the exchange of ideas and opinions to best serve the Syriac people and the Church.