The U.S. Ambassador to Turkey, Mr. John R. Bass, toured the Zakat Foundation of America-sponsored school for Syrian refugees in Turkey.
He spoke with the students,and witnessed Zakat Foundation of America’s dedication to improving lives. During the June 26, 2015 visit, Mr. Bass highly commended Zakat Foundation of America’s efforts in the region for supporting Syrians “at a time when the need is so great.”
He and his wife, U.S. diplomat Holly Holzer Bass, were warmly welcomed by the students and staff of the school along with Zakat Foundation of America Executive Director, Mr. Halil Demir, and his wife and Zakat Foundation of America Medical Programs Advisor, Mrs. Donna Neil-Demir.
This is Halab Today news coverage of that event.