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RJBC Deputy Chairman&Director, Chairman of RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion Mr. Kononenko Meets Head of Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov)

RJBC Deputy Chairman&Director, Chairman of the RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion Mr. Kononenko, Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov)

RJBC Deputy Chairman&Director, Chairman of the RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion Mr. Kononenko, Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov)

On 22nd December 2017 at the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, the Russian-Jordanian Business Council (RJBC) Deputy Chairman and Director, Chairman of the RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion, Mr. V.A. Kononenko, had a working meeting with Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov).
The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, which is the Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church in Jerusalem and in the Holy Land, was founded in 1847 by a Nikolai I’s Decree in order to strengthen Orthodoxy in the Holy Land, to maintain brotherly relations with the Jerusalem Orthodox Church and to support Russian pilgrims.
Since the Russian Pilgrim’s Residence, built by the Russian Federation at the Jordan Baptism Site, has been intensifying efforts to promote its operation, and taking into account the need for further popularization of the Holy Places in Jordan, the participants of the meeting discussed the matters concerning the cooperation of the Russian-Jordanian Business Council and the RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion, in particular, with the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem to develop the pilgrimage tourism between Russia, Israel and Jordan.
Special focus was on events to be arranged in order to increase cooperation in this area and involve Jordanian tourist companies as well as the Dead Sea Coast and the Red Sea Coast Hotels Directorates in it. Also, Mr. Kononenko and Archimandrite Alexandre talked about possibility to invite the leadership of the Jordan Ministry of Tourism&Antiquities and representatives from other religious denominations to take part in these events.
To sum up, the negotiators concretized the directions for further cooperation between the Russian-Jordanian Business Council and the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem both in the abovementioned areas and other fields.
In conclusion of the meeting, on behalf of the Russian-Jordanian Business Council the RJBC Deputy Chairman and Director, Mr. Kononenko, awarded Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov), with a Medal ‘For Contribution to Development of Economic and Friendly Relations between Russia and Jordan’ for his activities aimed at strengthening of Orthodoxy in the Holy Land, the land of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and development of the pilgrimage tourism between Russia, Israel and Jordan.
On 22nd December 2017 at the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, the Russian-Jordanian Business Council (RJBC) Deputy Chairman and Director, Chairman of the RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion, Mr. V.A. Kononenko, had a working meeting with Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov).
The Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, which is the Mission of the Russian Orthodox Church in Jerusalem and in the Holy Land, was founded in 1847 by a Nikolai I’s Decree in order to strengthen Orthodoxy in the Holy Land, to maintain brotherly relations with the Jerusalem Orthodox Church and to support Russian pilgrims.
Since the Russian Pilgrim’s Residence, built by the Russian Federation at the Jordan Baptism Site, has been intensifying efforts to promote its operation, and taking into account the need for further popularization of the Holy Places in Jordan, the participants of the meeting discussed the matters concerning the cooperation of the Russian-Jordanian Business Council and the RJBC Commission for Tourism, Culture and Religion, in particular, with the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem to develop the pilgrimage tourism between Russia, Israel and Jordan.
Special focus was on events to be arranged in order to increase cooperation in this area and involve Jordanian tourist companies as well as the Dead Sea Coast and the Red Sea Coast Hotels Directorates in it. Also, Mr. Kononenko and Archimandrite Alexandre talked about possibility to invite the leadership of the Jordan Ministry of Tourism&Antiquities and representatives from other religious denominations to take part in these events.
To sum up, the negotiators concretized the directions for further cooperation between the Russian-Jordanian Business Council and the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem both in the abovementioned areas and other fields.
In conclusion of the meeting, on behalf of the Russian-Jordanian Business Council the RJBC Deputy Chairman and Director, Mr. Kononenko, awarded Head of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Archimandrite Alexandre (Elisov), with a Medal ‘For Contribution to Development of Economic and Friendly Relations between Russia and Jordan’ for his activities aimed at strengthening of Orthodoxy in the Holy Land, the land of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and development of the pilgrimage tourism between Russia, Israel and Jordan.

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