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68th Republic Day: Dubai's iconic Burj Khalifa glows with Indian National flag colours

The Building In Dubai, Which Stands At 823 Metres, Was Named In Honour Of The Ruler Of Abu Dhabi And President Of The United Arab Emirates Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Dubai Is One Of The Seven Emirates Of The UAE.

PTI | Updated on: 26 Jan 2017, 08:32:17 AM
Burj Khalifa in Dubai to be lit up in tri-colour (Pic: PTI)


Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, lit up on Wednesday night in tri-colours - saffron, white and green - to mark 68th Republic Day of India.

“Tonight we celebrate India’s 68th Republic Day with a spectacular LED illumination of the Indian National flag on #BurjKhalifa! #India,” the official Twitter account of Burj Khalifa had tweeted earlier on Wednesday in both English and Arabic languages.

The building in Dubai, which stands at 823 metres, was named in honour of the ruler of Abu Dhabi and president of the United Arab Emirates Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Dubai is one of the seven emirates of the UAE.

Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day parade on Thursday.

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First Published : 25 Jan 2017, 08:21:00 PM