Gov’t ready to collaborate with Egypt to aid Christian pilgrims

Gov’t ready to collaborate with Egypt to aid Christian pilgrims
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AMMAN — Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Makram Al-Qaisi, stated that the government is ready to collaborate with the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and the Coptic Orthodox Church in implementing joint programs to aid Christian pilgrims, emphasizing support for Coptic brethren in Egypt and globally, Al-Mamlaka TV reported.اضافة اعلان

This comes on the heels of the Minister's meeting with a delegation from the Coptic Orthodox Church, headed by Deputy Bishop Michael and His Holiness Pope Tawadros, along with their accompanying delegation currently in Jordan. The meeting follows the recent visit of HRH Crown Prince Hussein to Egypt, where he held discussions with Pope Tawadros.

Qaisi emphasized that the ministry will establish a follow-up team led by the Secretary-General, Imad Hijazin, tasked with developing a vision for a bilateral agreement and determining a timeline for its signing.

For his part, the bishop expressed his pride in visiting Jordan and the warm reception and generous hospitality extended to him and the accompanying delegation. He affirmed that the future of cooperation with Jordan is auspicious and fruitful, highlighting the harmonious coexistence observed between the Muslim and Christian communities in Jordan.

He further commended the establishment of a ministry team for follow-up, underscoring its dedication to swiftly implementing joint programs.

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