Burj Khalifa lights up to celebrate Saudi Arabia's National Day.
The tallest building in the world, Burj Khalifa lit up with the flag of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia marking the Kingdom's 93rd National Day on Saturday evening.
Earlier in the day, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and His Highness Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Presidential Court, have sent messages of congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, on the occasion of the Kingdom's 93rd National Day.
The UAE leaders also dispatched similar messages to Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Al Saud, Saudi Crown Prince and Prime Minister on the occasion.
"Congratulations to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, and the Saudi people on their 93rd National Day. As we commemorate this day, we in the UAE wish the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continued progress and prosperity," wrote Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed on X.
On the occasion of the Saudi Arabia National Day, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid wrote on his X (formerly known as Twitter) on Saturday , “I have followed up the interview of my brother Prince Mohammed Bin Salman with Fox Channel. The interview reflected the strength of achievement in the Kingdom, and the accuracy of the vision adopted by Prince Mohammed... We are optimistic about the success of the Kingdom and its ambitious and conscious leadership. We are also optimistic about a new Middle East with the cooperation of all of its countries to return to be a global cultural and economic centre, God willing."
Sheikh Mohammed tweeted, “All the best to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its leadership. The Saudi National Day every year is a dear occasion to all of us; an occasion to express our fraternal relations and love and move to a better and more prosperous future for two peoples combined by a limitless ambition.”
Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC headquarters lit up in the Saudi colours to mark the event.
GCC countries extended their greetings to the Saudi leadership on the occasion. Major landmarks and many official and private entities decorated their headquarters with Saudi flags and malls announced special events and activities for the occasion.
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