The Burj Khalifa lit up in colours of the Lebanese National flag.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa, lit up on Friday to mark the Lebanese Independence Day in Dubai.
The Burj Khalifa Twitter said, “Burj Khalifa lights up in honour of the Lebanese Independence Day #Lebanon #BurjKhalifa…”
The display of the national flag was synchronised with the Lebanese national anthem.
Lebanese celebrated 76 years of national self-rule on Friday. Tens of thousands of Lebanese youth massed for joyous street festivities in Beirut and other cities.
Unprecedented protest movement since October 17 has gripped Lebanon, demanding the complete overhaul of politicians deemed inept and corrupt.
The wave of nationwide protests erupted five weeks ago, leading to the resignation of Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri on Oct. 29. Despite a worsening economic crisis, deeply divided politicians have yet to agree on a new government.
Protesters waving Lebanese flags packed central Beirut's Martyrs Square where music blasted into the night. Many protesters said they felt like they were celebrating independence for the first time.
Lebanon achieved independence on November 22, 1943, after 23 years under a French mandate, following an earlier wave of demonstrations that brought together the country's Christians and Muslims.
Burj Khalifa’s official page on Instagram said, “#PakistanIndependenceday and #IndianIndependenceday…”
Spectacular fireworks in 25 different locations lit up not only the skies, but also the hearts of the people across the country.
Chan said he is impressed with the high quality of the filming infrastructure in Dubai and the support he has received for shooting his new movie.
The UAE stands in solidarity with the Philippines in these difficult times and is ready to provide all support and assistance, tweetd Sheikh Mohamed.
Thomas Markle described the royal family as "one of the greatest long-living institutions ever," saying that when Meghan married Harry in May 2018 they took an obligation "to be part of the royals and to represent the royals."
At least 377 were injured in Saturday's clashes, over 120 of those were treated in hospitals. Lebanon's Internal Security Forces said 142 of its members were injured, including 7 officers, some with serious concussions.