BEIRUT (Aztag)–A delegation from the Armenian Revolutionary Federation Lebanon Central Committee met with His Holiness Aram I–Catholicos of the Great See of Cilicia Tuesday at the Bikfaya monastery to discuss the ongoing Israeli attacks on Lebanon and the Armenian community’s role in light of the crisis.
The ARF delegation updated the Catholicos on the humanitarian and relief efforts set forth by the Central Committee through corresponding organizations and the Bourdj Hammoud City Council to assist Lebanese refugees and victims of the attacks.
The Catholicos praised the Armenian community’s efforts–stressing that the community will be able to weather this crisis–as well.
A Central Committee delegation also met with Armenia’s Ambassador to Lebanon Vahan Ter-Ghevondyan and discussed coordination of efforts with the embassy.
The delegation also met with the chairman of the Middle East Evangelical Church Organization–the patriarch of the Armenian Catholic Church and the Prelate of Lebanon.
During each meeting–the Central Committee delegation emphasized the importance of guaranteeing the safety and security of the community and the imperative for unity at the time of the crisis.
They also discussed and coordinated refugee relief efforts with community leaders.