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.
Mohammed also praised New Zealand’s communities for their solidarity with their Muslim neighbours against the hate crime.
As India's deadly second wave of COVID-19 continues unabated and its total number of cases now stand at 21.49 million, with infections spreading from overcrowded cities to remote rural villages that are home to nearly 70% of the 1.3 billion population.
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Hopes that India's rampaging second wave of COVID-19 is peaking were set back on Thursday as record daily infections and deaths were reported and as the virus spread from cities to villages that were poorly equipped to cope.
The Delhi government, in association with a non-profit organisation, has kitted out more than a dozen autorickshaws with hand sanitisers and face masks, while oxygen cylinders are provided on a need basis. The service, which began officially on Tuesday, is free.