His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received last week the Brazilian Minister of Defense, Raul Jungmann, UAE national news agency WAM reported.
During the meeting, His Highness Sheikh Mohamed welcomed Minister Jungmann and discussed with him friendly relations and cooperation between the UAE and Brazil, and means of developing them to serve the interests of the two friendly countries especially in the defense and military fields.
The two sides exchanged views on regional and international developments as well as a number of issues of mutual concern.
The meeting was attended by Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defense Affairs, Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Crown Prince Court of Abu Dhabi, Fernando Luis Lemos Igreja, Brazilian Ambassador to the UAE, and the delegation accompanying the Brazilian Minister.
Earlier, the Brazilian Minister of Defense visited Wahat Al Karama, Abu Dhabi’s national and cultural landmark designed to commemorate the brave heroes of the UAE.
Jungmann was welcomed by Sheikh Khalifa bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Director of the Martyrs’ Families’ Affairs Office, MFAO, at the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court.
The Minister attended a display by Wahat Al Karama’s Honor Guards, laid a wreath before The Memorial, a monument made up of 31 massive aluminum panels leaning on one another in a symbol of solidarity between the people and the leadership of the UAE.
He then went on a tour of the site, where he was introduced to its components, which embody the bravery and heroism of the UAE’s heroes, as well as the nation’s noble values.
The tour concluded with Jungmann signing the visitor’s log, expressing his utmost respect and appreciation for the sacrifices made by the brave heroes of the UAE.