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SVG Consul marks Remembrance Day for Vincentians in Northern Ireland

SVG Consul marks  Remembrance Day for  Vincentians in Northern Ireland

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On behalf of the Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), Dr Christopher Stange, Hon Consul for SVG to Northern Ireland, laid a wreath at the cenotaph within Belfast City Hall’s grounds.

Among others who laid wreaths were Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Belfast Fionnuala Jay- O’Boyle; Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Theresa Villiers MP; First Minister of Northern Ireland Peter Robinson MLA;{{more}} Ireland’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Charles Flanagan TD; Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast Alderman Guy Spence and other dignitaries, alongside service organizations.

The Act of Remembrance is organized by the Royal British Legion and Belfast City Hall to commemorate the sacrifices of the servicemen/women of the British and Commonwealth forces.

Dr Christopher Stange said: “It’s important for all Vincentians to reflect on the memory of our loss, and to commemorate all those whom made the ultimate sacrifice in two world wars to defend our freedoms or whom have been killed or injured in more recent conflicts.”

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