Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee chairman visits Wahat Al Karama

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ISLAMABAD: Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee of Pakistan Army Chairman General Zubair Mahmood Hayat on Monday visited Abu Dhabi’s Wahat Al Karama, the national landmark built to immortalise the sacrifices of the UAE’s brave heroes.

General Zubair was accompanied by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnounbin Mohammad Al Nahyan, director of the martyrs’ families’ affairs office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, said a message received here.

The visit began with the honour guard performing a ceremony, after which General Zubair laid a wreath at 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.

He then toured the Pavilion of Honour, where he was briefed by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoun about the pavilion, which has the names of UAE martyrs and verses of the Quran engraved on its mural.

General Zubair 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.