The Chinese national flag is emblazoned on the Burj Khalifa.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, congratulated China on the occasion of its 71st National Day, which is marked on October 1st.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid on Thursday tweeted in Chinese and said, “The people of the UAE extend their warmest congratulations to the Chinese people. We have a long history of relations and important strategic ties with China, and we are looking forward to further achievements and development through these historical relations."
Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed also tweeted in Chinese and said, “Congratulations to my friend, President Xi Jinping, and to the people of China, on the occasion of the 71st anniversary of the People's Republic of China. Our countries share a deep friendship & a comprehensive strategic partnership, grounded by our shared objectives of prosperity.”
The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa also celebrated the China’s National Day.
Its official Twitter account said, “Today, Burj Khalifa celebrates the Mid-Autumn festival and China’s National Day with a spectacular LED show.”
UAE Ambassador to China has congratulated the People’s Republic on its 71st National Day, observed on October 1st.
Ali Obaid Ali Al Dhaheri, UAE Ambassador to China, has lauded the bilateral ties between the two friendly countries, which has reached the level of a comprehensive strategic partnership in all economic, commercial, cultural, political and diplomatic areas.
He also congratulated the Chinese leadership and people on the occasion of their 71st National Day, praising China’s major local and international achievements since that time.
The UAE-China bilateral relations have progressed robustly since the establishment of diplomatic ties in 1984 and the state visit of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces to China is sure to push the relationship
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid, and Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed dispatched similar messages to Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence of Saudi Arabia.
After the passing of Sheikh Zayed, Sheikh Khalifa initiated the country’s empowerment phase while President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed launched its sustainability, leadership and excellence phase.
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Mariam Al Kaabi, UAE Ambassador to the Arab Republic of Egypt and Permanent Representative of the UAE to the Arab League, represented the UAE during the signing ceremony.
They prayed to Allah Almighty to perpetuate the blessings of security and stability, and to revisit the fasting month with more goodness, progress, and prosperity for the UAE and its people.
Sheikh Mohammed said on Twitter, “Today, I was briefed, accompanied by my brother, the President of the State, may God preserve him, on the ongoing preparations in the country to host the COP28 Conference of the Parties, in which 70,000 people from 198 countries are expected to participate. Our national team is ready. Protect the planet.”