PNP expresses sympathy to New Zealand Gov't on shooting tragedy

Friday, March 15, 2019

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KINGSTON, Jamaica — Opposition People's National Party's (PNP) shadow Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Lisa Hanna has expressed sympathies to the people of New Zealand at the news of this morning's mass killing at two mosques in Christchurch.

The shadow minister in a statement said the attack on the innocent at the mosques during early morning worship is a reminder that we must “never relent in our vigilance against extremism and wanton acts of terrorism.”

She said the Opposition stands with the people of New Zealand in this moment of national tragedy, which has ruptured their usual peaceful way of living.

Hanna added that her sadness is compounded by the fact that the lives of several children were lost in the shooting while others are receiving emergency treatment.

“The PNP offers its sincerest condolences to the Government of New Zealand and to the families of victims at this time of great loss,” Hanna said.

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