The UAE flag is emblazoned on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai.
Burj Khalifa, the global icon by Emaar, marked the UAE Flag Day on Tuesday evening with a fabulous show.
The Dubai Media Office said on Twitter, “Dubai’s Burj Khalifa lights up in the colours of the UAE flag in celebration of Flag Day.
The Burj Khalifa’s official Twitter account said, “#BurjKhalifa illuminates in the colours of unity, strength and greatness. 🇦🇪 #UAEFlagDay...”
The UAE Flag Day is observed on Nov.3 every year.
The flag was adopted in the year 1971. The Rulers of the seven emirates decided on the unification of the country in a historic meeting and raised the UAE flag.
Emirati national Abdullah Mohammed Al Maeena designed the flag of the UAE.
Some 1,030 designs were entered in the competition, with six being shortlisted before the final flag was chosen.
This year, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, attended the Flag Day event at Mohammed Bin Rashid University in Dubai and dedicated the celebrations to the heroes at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19.
On Nov. 3, every house, establishment, and offices in the country raise the UAE flag in honour of the unification.
Spectacular fireworks in 25 different locations lit up not only the skies, but also the hearts of the people across the country.
Minister for Health Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais said, “Flag Day is a national occasion for upholding the values of loyalty to the march of a great country with the support of its leadership and nation.
Sheikh Mohammed hoists the UAE flag in the Burj Khalifa area to mark the UAE Flag Day.
Backed by the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce, the event played host to 500 specialised companies, unveiling the latest and most sought-after designs in watches, jewellery, and gold ornaments from around the world.
The tragedy struck the town of Qaraqosh, in a wedding hall with a capacity of “no more than 400 people,” Interior Minister Amir Al Shammari told a press conference. That night, it held in excess of 900 people, he said.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid wished the newly appointed judges success in their new roles and highlighted the importance of constantly enhancing the DIFC’s judicial framework.
The light aircraft, which reportedly belonged to RioZim, crashed in the Zvamahande area of Mashava, killing all six onboard — four foreigners and two Zimbabweans, police said. The mid-air crash is suspected to have been caused by a mechanical fault.