Burj Khalifa's New Year 2020 fireworks to begin before midnight

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Dubai - A section of Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed starting 11.45pm, it was announced.

By Hesham Salah

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Published: Sun 29 Dec 2019, 11:12 AM

Last updated: Wed 22 Jan 2020, 6:47 PM

The fireworks and light show to ring in New Year 2020 at Dubai's Burj Khalifa will begin at 11.57pm, and will last for eight minutes. This was revealed at a press conference organised by the Dubai Police and the Roads and Transport Authority on Sunday. The fireworks themselves will last for five minutes.

Also, a section of Dubai's Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed starting 11.45pm, it was announced.

A force of more than 3,000 officials and organisers will be pressed into action to ensure smooth traffic as well as fireworks in Downtown Dubai, which last year saw 1.6 million visitors.



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