Watch: UAE leaders honour martyrs at Wahat Al Karama
The UAE leaders gathered at the Wahat Al Karama in Abu Dhabi on Thursday to pay tribute to the nation’s martyrs on Commemoration Day.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Their Highnesses the Supreme Council Members and Rulers of the Emirates, Crown Princes and Deputy Rulers, attended the ceremony.
Their Highnesses Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah; Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Ruler of Fujairah; Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Ruler of Ajman; Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah and Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mu’alla, Ruler of Umm Al Quwain were also in attendance.
The UAE leaders placed wreaths in front of the monument to mark their tributes.
The leaders also honoured the parents of several martyrs and handed them the “Martyr’s Medal”.