On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary, India was not the only country to pay tributes to Bapu. Countries such as France, United Arab Emirates also paid tributes to the Father of India. Burj Khalifa in Dubai was lit up with photographs of Gandhi.
Dubai: World's tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai on Wednesday was lit up with photographs of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary.
"On the occasion of #GandhiAt150, @BurjKhalifa paid a wonderful tribute to Mahatma Gandhi...thanks to Emaar Dubai and their team for their efforts," Consulate General of India, Dubai tweeted.
بطريقة لطيفة ، يمكنك هز العالم-غاندي. نضيء #برج_خليفة إحياءًا لذكرى المهاتما غاندي في ذكرى ميلاده المائة والخمسين— Burj Khalifa (@BurjKhalifa) October 2, 2019
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.- Gandhi. #BurjKhalifa lighting up in memory of Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary pic.twitter.com/JJFRiXv9pH
Besides Mahatma Gandhi's images, Burj Khalifa was also lit up with the national flag of India.
Also, Consulate General of India, Dubai in association with Our Own Indian School Dubai organised inter-school debate competition to commemorate Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.
"The students debated the relevance of Gandhiji philosophy in today's world. It was amazing to see such outstanding talent," read a post by Consulate General of India, Dubai.
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