South Korean Defence Minister visits Wahat Al Karama

  • Monday 16, April 2018 in 10:04 PM
Sharjah 24 – WAM: South Korean Defence Minister Song Young-moo on Monday visited Wahat Al Karama, a national and cultural landmark designed to commemorate the sacrifices of the UAE’s brave heroes.
Upon the Minister's arrival, he was welcomed by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, Director of the Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court. The visit began with the Honour Guard performing a ceremony, after which Young-moo laid a wreath at the memorial, the monument made up of 31 massive aluminium panels leaning on one another to symbolise solidarity between the people and the leadership of the UAE.
 
He then went on a tour across Wahat Al Karama and listened to a detailed explanation by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun on its components. Young-moo 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.