MIL OSI – Source: President of the Republic of Belarus – Press Release/Statement
Headline: Belarus President lays wreath in Abu Dhabi memorial
31 October 2017
Alexander Lukashenko laid a wreath at the Fallen Warriors Memorial in Abu Dhabi on 31 October. The
wreath-laying ceremony was the key protocol event of the Belarusian head of
state’s working visit to the United
A guard of honor
company took part in the solemn ceremony. Alexander Lukashenko laid the wreath
at the monument and stayed silent for a minute in honor of the heroes, who had
given their lives in the service of their country.
was accompanied by Sheikh Khalifa Bin Tahnoun Bin Mohammad Al Nahyan, Director
of the Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.
Alexander Lukashenko was made familiar with architectural peculiarities of the
memorial and left a note in the distinguished visitors’ book. The sides
exchanged gifts after that.
The Fallen Warriors
Memorial (Wahat Al Karama) is located opposite to the Sheikh Zayed Grand
Mosque. The memorial comprises 31 massive tablets, which lean on each other and
bear names of the fallen warriors. The monument praises the values of unity and
solidarity of the nation.