Covid crisis: UAE expresses support lighting up Burj Khalifa with Indian flag
Covid crisis: UAE expresses support lighting up Burj Khalifa with Indian flag

The United Arab Emirates expressed its support to India in its fight against the deadly Coronavirus. In such a pandemic situation UAE lighted up its premier structure the Dubai's Bur Khalifa - with the Indian tricolour.

The Indian Embassy in Abu Dhabi tweeted a 17-second video of Burj Khalifa being lit up with the Indian national flag for a couple of seconds and then displaying the message '#StayStrongIndia'. In response to this support the Indian embassy tweeted "As #India battles the gruesome war against #COVID19, its friend #UAE sends its best wishes @BurjKhalifa in #Dubai lits up in to showcase its support.” Burj Khalifa, a super skyscraper in Dubai, is the world's tallest structure was lighted up to express the gesture of friendship and understanding in the two countries. India has been reeling under the deadly second wave of COVID-19. The country on Sunday recorded 3,49,691 new cases which were the highest single-day spike since the pandemic broke out last year. According to the Union Health Ministry, the country has recorded 2,767 new deaths due to COVID-19 yesterday.

Lately, India has seen a surge in the demand for medical oxygen and beds for the COVID-19 patients and many states are reporting an acute shortage in essential medical supplies. Availability of oxygen is a key element in the treatment for COVID patients.

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