"Once again Londoners of all backgrounds have an amazing opportunity to mark a festival that principally resonates with those of Kurdish, Turkish, Iranian, Middle Eastern and Central Asian backgrounds."
"The scope and scale of popular sympathy with Kurds has blossomed in the last decade. The all party parliamentary group has sent several dozen MPs, Peers and activists on fact finding missions in that time and this has done much to boost links with and better understanding of the Kurdistan Region."
“It gives me great pleasure to wish the Kurdish community in the UK a Happy New Year. From politics to business, arts to civil society, the Kurdish community makes an outstanding contribution to our diverse society. "
"The Centre for Kurdish Progress continues to do fantastic work for the Kurdish community and I am delighted to support their Newroz celebrations in Parliament. The Centre has made brilliant progress in increasing awareness of the Kurdish region and creating a platform for Kurds in Britain."