Syrian cultural day organized in Warsa

Warsaw, SANA – The Syrian Embassy in Warsaw, in cooperation with the Poland branch of the National Union of Syrian Students and the dean’s office of the Faculty of Tourism at AlmaMer University, organized a Syrian cultural day at the Faculty on occasion of the 69th anniversary of Syria’s independence.

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The cultural day involved an exhibition featuring around 40 photos of the most important tourist and archeological sites in Syria and the damage caused to some of them at the hands of terrorists, in addition to screening a 25-minute documentary on tourist sites in Syria and the damage that affected them, and a lecture by the Syrian Embassy’s charge d’affaires Idris Mayya on the situation in Syria.

The event was opened by Rector of the Tourism Faculty Janusz Merski, who stressed the importance of informing the university’s students and staff about Syria’s cultural heritage and its contributions to humanity, voicing sadness over the destruction wrought upon some archeological sites at the hands of terrorists.

In his lecture, Mayya asserted that Syrians today are more determined than ever to defend their country’s independence and sovereignty and uphold the values of their ancestors who fought for Syria’s independence.

Hazem Sabbagh

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