UAE consul general Al Mansouri joins Kurds’ ceremonies

Rashid Al Mansouri, the UAE consul general in Kurdistan, participated in the Christmas and New Year holiday celebrations.

A Christmas mass was held in Iraq’s Kurdistan region as an act of solidarity for “the thousands of displaced Christian families in the area, and as a result of conflicts and threats by gunmen”, the state news agency Wam reported.

Rashid Al Mansouri, the UAE consul general in Kurdistan, participated in the Christmas and New Year holiday celebrations.

The mass was held in Ankawa district, west of Erbil.

Other officials who attended included the prime minister of Iraqi Kurdistan, senior local officials and members of the diplomatic corps.

newsdesk@thenational.ae

Published: December 25, 2014 04:00 AM

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