(Minghui.org) As Falun Gong practitioners in Houston, Texas, plan to hold a celebration in Hermann Park on May 7, to celebrate the 17th World Falun Dafa Day, Mayor Sylvester Turner of Houston issued a proclamation designating May 13, 2016 as Falun Dafa Day.

The proclamation states, “Falun Dafa has touched the lives of more than 100 million people in over 80 countries. Each day, more men and women in the United States are learning the practice and purifying their hearts, energizing their bodies and striving to creative virtuous communities.”