His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed visits Seoul National Cemetery.

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, today visited the Seoul National Cemetery at the beginning of his official visit to the Republic of Korea.

The visit to the memorial began with a flag-saluting ceremony. His Highness then laid a wreath at the memorial, which symbolises the victims of the Korean people who sacrificed their lives for their country.

“The commemoration of those who sacrificed themselves in defence of their homeland, and to keep this memory alive in the minds and hearts of generations, is the least that can be offered to them. This remarkable national landmark honours lives who has left an impressive mark on the history of Korea and the development of its people,” he said.

During the visit, His Highness was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Executive Committee; Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education; Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority; Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; and Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi, UAE Ambassador to South Korea His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces arrived earlier on Tuesday to Seoul on an official visit to Korea.

During the visit, he will hold official talks with President Moon Jae-in of South Korea to discuss enhancing strategic relations and means of developing them and a number of regional and international issues of common concern.

The delegation accompanying His Highness during the official visit includes H.H. Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Executive Committee; Dr. Anwar bin Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs; Suhail bin Mohammed Faraj Faris Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry; Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, Minister of Education; Noura bint Mohammed Al Kaabi, Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development; Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment; Dr. Sultan bin Ahmad Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of State; Ali bin Hammad Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council; Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Affairs Authority; Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, Under-Secretary of the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court; and Abdullah Saif Ali Al Nuaimi, UAE Ambassador to South Korea.

Source: UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs