The Prime Minister of Saint Lucia, Dr Phillip J Pierre, along with the Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Lucia as well as Member of Parliament for the Castries South, Dr Ernest Hilaire, has extended the greetings on the occasion of the Easter on Sunday.
Both the leaders of Saint Lucia took it to their official social media handles to extend the greetings. While taking it to his official social media handle, PM Phillip J Pierre said that, “We are commemorating the resurrection of our Lord as well as Saviour, Jesus Christ. It is day of hope & renewal, a day that reminds us of power of love as well as forgiveness.”
Along with the greetings of the Easter, PM J Pierre has also puts light on the rising gun violence in the communities across the nation. Noting to which, he added that, “As we celebrating this sacred day, we are reminded once again of devastating impact of gun violence on our communities.”
He added that, “My heart goes out to the families & loved ones of those who were killed during last night’s heart-aching homicides. Their pain is unimaginable, & they are in our thoughts and prayers.”
Along with this, he also expresses grief to the tragedy and also ensured that the government will not going to spare those who are trying to ignite the crime and violence. He added that, “We must come together as a country for addressing these senseless reprisal killings. They dont bring justice or resolution to any of the situation, but instead, they cause more pain and suffering for all involved. I am urging you to work with the police & local organisations to share information that will keep our communities safe.”
Meanwhile, he also extended thanks to the law enforcement officials, including medical professionals for their service.
At same time, the Deputy Prime Minister of Saint Lucia as well as Member of Parliament for the Castries South, Dr Ernest Hilaire, while extending the wishes on the Easter, added that, “John 6:40: “For this is will of my Father, that everyone who looks on Son & believes in him should have eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day.” He is risen and all who believe in him will be saved. As we reflect on this Easter Sunday let us remember Jesus Christ who was sacrificed for the forgiveness of our sins. We are saved because of Him so let us believe in one another and love and protect our neighbor.”