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VIDEO: Burj Khalifa marks Pakistan Independence Day


Gulf Today, Staff Reporter

Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest edifice, was emblazoned with the colours of Pakistan to celebrate the country’s Independence Day on Aug.14 on Sunday.

Burj Khalifa said on social media, “Burj Khalifa commemorates Pakistan’s Independence Day, wishing the republic peace and prosperity…”

UAE President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan has sent a message of congratulations to President Dr. Arif Alvi of Pakistan on the occasion of his country's independence Day.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, also sent similar messages to President Alvi, and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif on the occasion.

Scores of community members from different walks of life and residing in the UAE celebrated Pakistan's 75th Independence Day with national fervour and profound patriotism.

Burj Khalifa illuminated with the colours of the Pakistani flag in evening to mark the country’s 75th Independence Day.

Pakistanis residing in the UAE celebrated the country’s 75th Independence Day with national fervour, and paid rich tributes to the founding fathers.

Several events were held across the UAE to mark the Diamond Jubilee. A large number of Pakistani expatriates took part in the celebrations.

The patriotic zest was all too evident in the diplomatic missions of Pakistan in the country. The celebratory spirit gripped the Pakistan Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Pakistan Consulate in Dubai, where Consul General Hassan Afzal Khan graced the events.

It was the first time outdoor Independence Day ceremonies were being held in the UAE since the outbreak of COVID-19.

In Pakistan, nationwide commemorative ceremonies were also held in major cities to mark the country's Independence Day.

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