5 May 2019
Today Jean Lambert, London’s Green MEP, attended an interfaith vigil in Walthamstow to commemorate the horrific terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka last month . The event was held by the Mayor of Waltham Forest, Councillor Sally Littlejohn.
Jean, who is Chair of the European Parliament’s South Asia Delegation and has visited Sri Lanka numerous times over the years, expressed her condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured in the attacks.
She also expressed her condolences to the people of Sri Lanka, who are still on the path to reconciliation following the brutal conflict that country has known.
It is time for the Sri Lankan Government to lead on reconciliation and peace, to bring its diverse communities together.