‘Stay strong India’: Dubai Traffic Billboards display a powerful message

Billboards along Sheikh Zayed highway and other roads in Dubai display a message to India to stay strong, Antonie Robertson

Traffic billboards in Dubai displayed a simple but powerful message: ‘Stay strong India’. This is to show support for India, as it struggles to deal with a brutal new wave of Covid-19 cases.

Billboards along Sheikh Zayed highway and other roads in Dubai display a message to India to stay strong, Antonie Robertson

On Sunday, Burj Khalifa, in Dubai and the Adnoc headquarters in Abu Dhabi were illuminated in the colours of the Indian flag.

As hospitals in India struggle to cope with streams of patients amid bed and oxygen shortages, aid from around the world pours in.

The UAE, the US, the UK, the EU and India’s regional rival Pakistan all rushed to offer medical aid and assistance.