Abu Dhabi (Web Desk): Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Tuesday visited the martyrs memorial of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Abu Dhabi and paid his tribute to the national heroes.
The prime minister laid a wreath at 'Wahat Al Karama', the national and cultural monument meaning the oasis of dignity, to commemorate the Emiratis who laid their lives in the line of duty.
Chairman of the Office of Development and Martyrs Families Affairs, Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan briefed PM Kakar about the monument as an icon to highlight the great sacrifices of national heroes.
The prime minister was presented with a static guard of honour on the occasion. The Monument comprises 31 panels leaning on one another to symbolise the unity and solidarity between the UAE's leadership, people and heroic soldiers.
Later, PM Kakar went on a tour across the memorial and penned his expressions in the visitor book placed on the premises.
Wahat Al Karama was established to commemorate the heroic actions of the UAE’s martyrs and their sacrifices in defence of the UAE.