On occasion of 68th Indian Republic day the world’s tallest skyscraper, Burj Khalifa, will be light up with LED tri-colours -saffron, white and green.
Global developer Emaar Properties joined the UAE in celebrating India’s 68th Republic Day celebrations with a spectacular illumination of the iconic Burj Khalifa with the colours of the Indian flag.
“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 tweeted in both English and Arabic languages.
The visual expression of the tri-colours represents the solidarity of the UAE and its people with India, as both the nation shares strong cultural and trade ties.The illumination will be held on January 25, a day prior to India’s Republic Day, as well as on January 26.
You can watch the live video shared by Burj Khalifa’s official FB page here:
The light shows will be organised at 6.15pm, 7.15pm and 8.15pm on both days along with complimenting Dubai Fountain shows.
At over 2,716 feet, Burj Khalifa holds records for the tallest building in the world,tallest free-standing structure in the world, highest number of stories in the world,highest occupied floor in the world, highest outdoor observation deck in the world as well as the tallest service elevator in the world.
Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan will be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day.