US Congressional Representatives Offer Congratulations on World Falun Dafa Day Celebrations in New York
(Minghui.org) “Here in the United States we openly celebrate Falun Dafa. We look forward to the day when Falun Dafa can be celebrated freely everywhere, and congratulate everyone who continues to persist in peacefully sharing with the world community the beauty of this ancient practice,” wrote Congresswomen Nydia M. Velazquez from the 7th congressional district of New York State.
As thousands of Falun Dafa practitioners arrive in New York for a week of activities, several house representatives from New York have taken notice and sent letters of congratulations.
In her letter, Congresswoman Grace Meng said that the principles of Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance “are essential to universal human values that bridge diverse cultures and nationalities together. Through a variety of annual events, meaningful bonds continue to be fostered and preserved.”
From the 6 th district of New York, she extended her best wishes for the World Falun Dafa Day celebration.
Congressman Lee Zeldin from the 1 st district of New York issued a Special Congressional Recognition to acknowledge practitioners' “outstanding and invaluable service to the community.”
On the occasion of the 16 th World Falun Dafa Day, Congressman Steve Israel also issued a Certificate of Special Recognition to express his “sincerest appreciation for the selfless contributions” practitioners make to his district, the 3rd district of New York.