Religious Scholars And Thinkers Visit The Armenian Orthodox Diocese
On 12/16/2020, the head of the Armenian Orthodox community, His Eminence Archbishop Dr. Avak Asadourian, received His Eminence Mr. Jawad Al-Khoei, His Eminence Mr. Zaid Bahr Al-Uloom, Dr. Haider Al-Khoei and Dr. Saad Salloum. They were also received by the reverend father Pedros Azarian, the priest Kevork Arashagian, the head of the central administrative committee, Mr. Melkon Melkonian, and the committee member Mr. Ara Yasayan. The guests visited the Archbishopric Church accompanied by His Eminence the Bishop, who explained to them about its history and its construction. After that, the guests went to the great reception hall, where the Bishop gave a welcome speech, appreciating this visit. During the meeting, matters which concern to the sects where discussed, especially the religious, cultural and political rights of the Armenians, including the Armenian obtaining a quota seat in the Iraqi Parliament. At the end of the visit, books were exchanged between the two parties, including two doctoral theses for both HG Bishop Avak Asadourian and His Eminence Mr. Jawad Al-Khoei, who expressed his readiness to support the demands of the Armenians at all levels.