Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world, lights up to show support for Wuhan and Chinese communities around the world. This initiative is through the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and shows the strong solidarity shown by the UAE
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The coronavirus outbreak which started in the city of Wuhan, China, has been considered a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. Countries affected have been in constant alert in dealing with the deadly disease.
Below is a Tweet from the Dubai Media Office of the Burj Khalifa lighting up with China’s flag and showing support to Wuhan:
#Dubai’s @BurjKhalifa lights up to show support for Wuhan and Chinese communities around the world. pic.twitter.com/81K8VaZqxF
— Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) February 2, 2020
Other UAE Landmarks also lit up in showing support for Wuhan
The UAE iconic landmarks, including Burj Khalifa, world tallest building, in Dubai and ADNOC Headquarters in Abu Dhabi, were lit up in the colours of the Chinese national flag on Sunday night in solidarity with the Beijing over the outbreak of new coronavirus.
The initiative is part of the strong solidarity shown by the UAE, under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, which emanates from its humanistic approach and its readiness to provide all forms of support to the friendly government and people of China and to cooperate with the international community to triumph over the outbreak.
The UAE has expressed confidence that China will be able to contain and control the spread of new coronavirus.
Other landmark buildings emblazoned with the Chinese national flag included the Capital Gate, the Abu Dhabi Global Market, the Emirates Palace and Sheikh Zayed Bridge in Abu Dhabi, Burj Al Arab in Dubai and Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain.