Friday, May 26, 2017


Mr. Ashur Eskrya, President of the Assyrian Aid Society-Iraq, visited the States of Arizona and California from May 20th – 26th 2017, where he met with Mr. Napoleon Dinka, president of the Assyrian Aid Society in Arizona on May 20th and also, he met with Mr. James Zia, the director of Arizona section for the Assyrian Democratic Movement.


On May 22nd, Mr. Ashur met with Ms. Angie Toulakany, President of the Assyrian Aid Society of Los Angeles, and Mr. Enlil Boutros, director of the Assyrian Democratic Movement, Los Angeles section. He then met with Father Gewargis the pastor of the Assyrian Church of the East and Father Athanasis pastor of the ancient Eastern Church, and with the hospitality of Father William Nissan, patron of the Assyrian Church of Nineveh.


Mr. Eskrya also met on May 26th with Honorable Bishop Mar Awa Royel, Bishop of California, of the Assyrian Church of the East, with attendance of Mr. Fred Isaac, director of California Section of the Assyrian Democratic Movement


The meetings held by AASI president dealt with the situation of our people in the homeland and ways to improve the services provided to them and the future of our people in the Nineveh Plain and ways to return home after liberation and the importance of supporting the Nineveh Plain Protection Units to establish the security in the region as well as the need to reconstruct what was sabotaged by criminal gangs of ISIS in the homes of our people to enable them to stay and maintain the land of forefathers.