Catholicosate of Cilicia
Antelias - Lebanon
On the first week of June, His Holiness Aram I held several meetings.
1. Accompanied by Archbishop Nareg Alemezian, Prelate of Lebanon, His Holiness Aram I met with the Head of the Serbian Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej and the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East Yohanna X. His Holiness participated with the latter in a gala dinner held in honor of Patriarch Irinej.
2. His Holiness Aram I received Michel Goguikian, founder and president of Goguikian Foundation. Venezuela based Michel Goguikian had established the Goguikian Foundation in Lebanon, in memory of his late father ambassador Jean Goguikian, based on His Holiness’ wish. Michel Goguikian briefed His Holiness on the recent activities and projects of the Foundation, and In turn, the Catholicos encouraged the Foundation’s efforts and called upon the students to benefit from it.
3. His Holiness Aram I received the Armenian ambassador to Lebanon Vahagn Atapekyan in Bikfaya. The two discussed the forthcoming conference on the Armenian Media and Press to be held in July at the Catholicosate.