VICTORIA – New Democrat MLA for Surrey – Green Timbers, Sue Hammell issued the following statement on the recent Nepal earthquake:
“On behalf of the New Democrat Caucus we offer heartfelt condolences to the people of Nepal and Northern India who lost family and friends in the recent earthquake and its aftermath. This tragedy has brought misery to so many people in that region and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims.
“We also stand and mourn with the British Columbian Nepalese and South Asian communities who have lost loved ones in this terrible disaster, and applaud all Canadians, agencies and individuals who are aiding the Nepal victims in so many ways. Our hope is for a strong and quick recovery for the people of Nepal.”