On Wednesday evening, November 24, 2021, Patriarch John X of Antioch and All the East arrived in Dubai on a pastoral visit to the Vicariate of the United Arab Emirates.
He was received at Dubai Airport by the Bishop of the Emirates and Patriarchal Vicar, Gregorios Khoury, as well as the Chargé d’Affairs at the Embassy of the Syrian Arab Republic in Abu Dhabi, Ambassador Ghassan Abbas, the Consul General of the Republic of Lebanon in Dubai, Assaf Doumit, the President of the University of Balamand, Elias Al-Warraq, and the priests serving in the Vicariate and some members of the Parish Council in Dubai.
It is worth noting that Patriarch John X will celebrate the Divine Liturgy in the Church of Our Lady of Annunciation – Jebel Ali on Friday, November 26, 2021, at 11 am. He will also receive parishioners from Friday afternoon from 5 until 7 pm.
Source: Patriarchate of Antioch