Residents gather in Harpenden to witness the UN flag raising ceremony (From St Albans & Harpenden Review)
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Residents gather to witness the UN flag raising ceremony
Residents gathered in Harpenden on Thursday to witness the UN flag raising ceremony.
The town Mayor Rosemary Farmer, Honorary President of the Harpenden UNA, attended their UN flag raising ceremony at the Town Hall to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the founding of the United Nations on October 24 1945.
At the start of the ceremony The Mayor was pleased to say a few words about why the United Nations had been created and focusing on its original ideal enshrined in the charter of peace and justice.
The flag was raised and the Chairman of the Harpenden UNA, Trevor Evans, quoted some words of the current UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon.
She said: “The UN remains a powerful force for good in a troubled world and I am delighted that Harpenden Town Council has been and remains a long term supporter of Harpenden UNA.”
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