Indian flag displayed on Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Dhanusha Gokulan (Principal Correspondent)/Dubai Filed on August 16, 2019 | Last updated on August 16, 2019 at 06.24 pm
Indian flag displayed on Dubais Burj Khalifa


Showcasing of the flag marks India's Independence Day, celebrated on August 15.

Dubai's Burj Khalifa was lit up with the colours of the Indian flag tonight.

The display of the Indian flag on Burj Khalifa took place at 8:44pm.

Also read: Dubai's Burj Khalifa to light up with Pakistan flag tonight

The showcasing of the flag marks India's Independence Day, celebrated on August 15.

Earlier, the tricolour was not displayed following a technical snag.

"We have just learned from our friends in Emaar that on account of a major technical snag they won't be able to light up Burj Khalifa with the Indian tricolour tonight," Navdeep Singh Suri, the Indian ambassador to the UAE, said on Thursday.


Dhanusha Gokulan

Originally from India, Dhanusha Gokulan has been working as a journalist for 10 years. She has a keen interest in writing about issues that plague the common person and will never turn down a human interest story. She completed her Bachelor in Arts in Journalism, Economics and English Literature from Mangalore University in 2008. In her spare time, she dabbles with some singing/songwriting, loves travelling and Audible is her favourite mobile application. Tweet at her @wordjunkie88

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