Abu Dhabi, UAESaturday 24 August 2019

Burj Khalifa lit up with colours of Sri Lankan flag

UAE pays tribute to the people who lost their lives on Easter Sunday

The world’s tallest building was turned green, orange and maroon on Thursday in memory of those who tragically lost their lives in the Sri Lanka bombings.

More than 250 people died when terrorists staged a co-ordinated attack on churches and upmarket hotels in the country on Easter Sunday.

The UAE paid its tribute to victims by lighting up the Burj Khalifa in Dubai with the colours of the Sri Lankan flag.

Other landmarks in the Emirates, including the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and the Emirates Palace, have also shown their solidarity this week by displaying Sri Lankan colours.

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