ABU DHABI, 12th November, 2018 (WAM) -- President Barham Salih of Iraq, on Monday visited Abu Dhabi’s Wahat Al Karama, the national landmark built to immortalise the sacrifices of the UAE’s brave heroes.
President Salih was received by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammed Al Nahyan, Director of The Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Court.
The visit began with the Honor Guard performing a ceremony, after which President Barham Salih laid a wreath before the Memorial, the monument made up of 31 massive panels leaning on one another to symbolise solidarity between the people and the leadership of the UAE.
Accompanied by Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment, the President of Iraq toured the site’s prominent areas. He concluded his visit by signing the visitors’ log and lauded the UAE’s heroes for their noble sacrifices and inspiring bravery in the face of adversity