UAE landmarks light up in solidarity with India over Covid19

The Indian flag along with the message ‘#STAYSTRONGINDIA’ is projected onto the exterior of the stock exchange in Abu Dhabi

UAE landmarks lit up in solidarity with India on Sunday night, as the country grapples with a growing Covid-19 crisis.

The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa, in Dubai and the Adnoc headquarters in Abu Dhabi were illuminated with the Indian flag as a global outpouring of support was directed towards the embattled nation.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, in a statement today, expressed its condolences to the government and people of India over the coronavirus deaths and wished a speedy recovery to the ill.

The Ministry also emphasised the depth and strength of the strategic relations between the UAE and India, which are based on mutual respect, understanding, collaboration and common interests, and expressed hope that India would overcome these difficult circumstances as soon as possible.