Belfast, NORTHERN IRELAND: On behalf of the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG), Dr Christopher Stange – Hon. Consul for SVG to Northern Ireland attended today’s service at Belfast City Hall, where he laid a wreath at the Cenotaph within Belfast City Hall’s grounds.
Among others whom laid wreaths were Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Belfast – Fionnuala Jay – O’Boyle, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland – Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, Junior Minister – Alastair Ross MLA, Ireland’s Deputy Prime Minister (Tánaiste) – Frances Fitzgerald TD, Lord Mayor of Belfast – Alderman Brian Kingston and other dignitaries alongside service organisations.
The Act of Remembrance is organised by the Royal British Legion and Belfast City Hall to commemorate the sacrifices of the servicemen/women of the British & Commonwealth forces.
Dr Stange commented: “It is a privilege to participate in such a commemoration ceremony of all nations that endured the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom that we all enjoy today. We must never forget these individuals and their memory lives on.”