The MEA described it as “an extraordinary gesture of warmth and friendship.”

On Indias 68th Republic Day worlds tallest building Burj Khalifa dons the tricolourTwitter/Burj Khalifa
Social Republic Day Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 13:01

As the crown prince of of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan graced India's 68th Republic Day celebration as the chief guest, the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa also donned the tricolour in the country's honour.

LED lights lit up the building with colours of the Indian flag - saffron, white and green, along with the Asoka chakra at the centre. Burj Khalifa's official Twitter account wished India and also tweeted pictures of the spectacularly lit up building.

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The LED shows were held thrice and are scheduled to be repeated on Thursday. They will be accompanied by the famous Dubai fountain shows.

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The Ministry of External Affairs called the Burj Khalifa initiative "an extraordinary gesture of warmth and friendship". 

 

 

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