(MENAFN - Emirates News Agency (WAM))
ABU DHABI, 20th November, 2017 (WAM) -- President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, Monday visited Abu Dhabi's Wahat Al Karama, the national landmark built to immortalise the sacrifices of the UAE's brave heroes.
President Farmajo 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 Farmajo laid a wreath before the Memorial, the monument made up of 31 massive aluminum panels leaning on one another to symbolise solidarity between the people and the leadership of the UAE.
Accompanied by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun, the President of Somalia 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.
WAM/Hatem Mohamed/Hassan Bashir