President of the Higher Presidential Committee of Churches Affairs, H.E. Dr. Ramzi Khoury, the Director General of the Palestinian National Fund, and General Manager of the Committee Ambassador Amira Hanania visited Bethlehem University on Tuesday, 22 October 2019.
Executive Vice President, Dr. Michael Sansour; Assistant Vice President for Advancement, Isaac Sahhar; Chair of the Printing and Publishing Committee, Dr. Walid Al-Shomali; Chair of the International Conferences Committee, Dr. Said Ayyad; and Communications Officer, George Rishmawi welcomed the delegation.
Dr. Sansour briefed the delegation about the establishment of University in 1973 and its historical background especially after the visit of Pope Paul VI to the Holy Land in 1964.
Dr. Khoury praised the role of Bethlehem University in building a conscious generation. He also stressed the importance of the University’s role in the celebrations of Bethlehem as the Capital of Arab Culture 2020, which will show the culture, coexistence, and cohesion of the social fabric in the city.
Last week, Bethlehem University held a press conference to announce the activities that will be held next year for Bethlehem 2020 celebrations.