Burj Khalifa lights up to show UAE's support for India.
Gulf Today, Staff Reporter
The UAE has affirmed that it stands in full solidarity with the Republic of India amidst the resurgence in COVID-19 cases and the challenging health situation in the country.
Burj Khalifa lit up in the colors of the Indian flag on Sunday evening in a sign of the UAE’s solidarity with the coronavirus-ravaged country.
“Sending hope, prayers, and support to India and all its people during this challenging time,” the iconic tower’s official Twitter account stated, using hashtag #StayStrongIndia which was also displayed on Burj Khalifa.
Yas Island, Abu Dhabi’s premier leisure and entertainment hub, also lig up in solidarity with the people of India as the country faces a record surge in Covid-19 cases.
In light of the current situation, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island is displayed the flag of India on its grid shell light canopy last night, as Yas Island extended a message of hope and unity.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in a statement today, expressed its condolences to the government and people of India over the coronavirus deaths and wished a speedy recovery to the ill.
The Ministry also emphasised the depth and strength of the strategic relations between the UAE and India, which are based on mutual respect, understanding, collaboration and common interests, and expressed hope that India would overcome these difficult circumstances as soon as possible.
In a statement, the Ministry affirmed its aim to expand the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The infected individuals are from various nationalities, are in a stable condition, and receiving the necessary care, Ministry added. MoHAP also announced 3 deaths due to COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of deaths in the country to 1,529.
The Ministry stressed in a statement on Wednesday that its aim to continue expanding the scope of testing nationwide to facilitate the early detection of coronavirus cases and carry out the necessary treatment.
The health authority announced in a statement that it is providing this service through its 'Doctor for Every Citizen' initiative, which was launched by the authority last December to fulfil the goals of Article 5 of the Fifty-Year Charter.
An Indian expat with the ticket number 206975 has won Dhs30 million in Abu Dhabi Big Ticket’s one of the biggest ever raffle draw on Saturday.
"I commend the United Arab Emirates for the historic cooperation with Israel forged over the past two years through the Abraham Accords," said Antony Blinken, US Secretary of State, in a press statement on Friday.
The celebrations were attended by the Centre's staff and a broad multicultural segment of the mosque's worshippers and visitors, which reflected the rich Emirati heritage and noble values, and highlighted the mosque's message that calls for cross-cultural dialogue worldwide.
The Abu Dhabi Court for Family and Civil and Administrative Cases rejected a lawsuit filed by an ex-husband who demanded to obligate his divorcee to pay him Dhs28,000, claiming that he had transferred the agreed alimony to her bank account.