Staff Reporter

VISAKHAPATNAM: Founder and president of International Institute of Biblical Theology, Kona Shoury Babu, has been appointed as goodwill ambassador for Israel by the Israeli Tourism Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch in Jerusalem recently. Dr. Shoury Babu led a team of students from Nazarene Bible College (Visakhapatnam) and from the IIBT in Chennai, on a Biblical Research Study tour. Rev. Joseph Prakash, Abraham James, Brehnham, Y. Babji, Aruna Girinathan, John Wesley, Vara Prasad, Nammi Joseph, John Selvyn and 84-year-old Ranjini Bhoopal also participated in the tour.