ASIA/LEBANON - A coordinating committee of Maronite organizations has been established

Thursday, 14 July 2016 oriental churches  


Beirut (Agenzia Fides) - The institutions and organizations that respond to the Maronite Patriarchate and are involved in social, educational, health care and environmental activities from now on will be linked to a coordinating committee to constantly monitor the implementation of respective projects and increase synergies and ordered collaboration among the various organizations. A meeting held yesterday at the patriarchal see of Bkerké gathered the heads of the various institutions together with Patriarch Boutros Bechara Rai and Maronite Bishops Samir Mazloum and Boulos Abdelsater. During the meeting - refer Lebanese media - the operating rules of the coordination committee, that will work under the direction of general coordinator Antoine Azhour, were approved. During the first phase, the Committee will carry out an inventory of programs and initiatives carried out by each institution, setting common guidelines and a list of priorities, and then identify possible areas of collaboration around shared projects. (GV) (Agenzia Fides 14/07/2016)