ABU DHABI, President of the European Council Charles Michel paid a visit to Abu Dhabi’s national and cultural landmark, Wahat Al Karama, which commemorates the sacrifices and heroic deeds of the UAE martyrs to defend their homeland and protect it.
Upon his arrival, the President was welcomed by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun Al Nahyan, Executive Director of the Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office, at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.
They attended the Guard of Honour ceremony and laying of a wreath at the Martyr’s Monument, which comprises 31 panels leaning on one another to symbolise the unity and solidarity between the UAE’s leadership, people and heroic soldiers.
Michel then toured Wahat Al Karama, where he was briefed by Sheikh Khalifa about the memorial, which embodies the sacrifices of valiant Emirati soldiers.
At the end of the tour, the European Council President wrote a note on the memorial’s guest book, expressing his utmost respect and appreciation for the brave martyrs of the UAE.
Source: Emirates News Agency