Sultan bin Zayed congratulates new Coptic Orthodox Pope

Abu Dhabi: H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President’s Representative has sent a congratulatory cable to Coptic Orthodox Bishop Tawadros, who was chosen on Sunday as the church’s 118th pope.

Sheikh Sultan expressed his sincere congratulations to the new Pope, and Coptic Orthodox Christians in Egypt and abroad, wishing him success in his new role.

The new church head succeeded Pope Shenouda III, who passed away in March.