The Civil Defense in the Bethlehem Governorate presented the youth
of Al-Liqa’ nine training sessions in civil defense at Al-Liqa’ and
in the Civil Defense Center in Bethlehem. The training comprised
theoretical and practical sessions.
Graduation ceremonies took place at Al-Liqa’ and were attended by
Al-Liqa’s Director, Dr. Geries S. Khoury and the Deputy Director of
Al-Liqa’, Mr. Mousa Darwish and the Director of Civil Defense in the
Governorate, Commander Khalifa Al-Talahmi and other officers as well
as Al-Liqa’s youth supervisors, Mrs. Sima al-Ghawali, Mr. George
Maria and Ms. Marian Bassous.
Ceremonies began when Mrs. Sima al-Ghawali thanked the Civil Defense
officers and the great efforts they had exerted in the training
sessions. She thanked as well Al-Liqa’s youth for their dedication
Dr. Geries S. Khoury, likewise, thanked civil defense officers and
especially Mr. Hassan Abu ‘Alia who trained Al-Liqa’s youth and
Commander Khalifa Al-Talahmi of the Civil Defense forces in
Bethlehem. Dr. Geries also focused on Al-Liqa’ Center and its
various programs and their service to the Palestinians.
The youth Ishaq Al-Hroub spoke on behalf of Al-Liqa’s youth thanking
in the process the Civil Defense and those in charge of Al-Liqa’s
Following the various speeches, the ceremonies of distributing Civil
Defense certificates to Al-Liqa’s graduating youth. Certificates, as
well, were given to the supervisors of Al-Liqa’s youth program.
Likewise, Al-Liqa’s Center presented a Shield of appreciation to the
Civil Defense forces in the Governorate for their excellent efforts
to spread Civil Defense awareness among the people of the
Governorate Commander Khalifa Al-Talahmi, in concluding the
ceremonies, thanked Al-Liqa’ Center and its Youth Program.