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Burj Khalifa Highlighted in Russian Flag Colors

Tue 13 Jun 2023 | 12:35 PM
Israa Farhan

The Burj Khalifa tower in the United Arab Emirates is highlighted using the colors of the Russian flag on the occasion of Russia Day on June 12, TASS reported.

"Burj Khalifa celebrates the rich history, vibrant culture, and remarkable achievements of Russia. Wishing the Russian nation a memorable celebration and a future paved with unity and prosperity," the post on Instagram [prohibited in Russia due to its ownership by Meta, which has been designated as extremist - TASS reads.

Lighting in the colors of the Russian flag can also be seen in the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) building.

"ADNOC's building in Abu Dhabi lights up with the colors of the Russia flag in celebration of Russia Day," the tweet says.

Burj Khalifa is the tallest building in the world with 163 floors. The facade of the building has one of the largest LED screens in the world with an area of 32,400 square metres.