Indian flag displayed on Dubai's Burj Khalifa

Indian flag displayed on Dubais Burj Khalifa

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



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Dhanusha Gokulan

Published: Fri 16 Aug 2019, 6:16 PM

Last updated: Fri 16 Aug 2019, 11:07 PM

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.


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