Burj Khalifa lights up with tribute to New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern
Sheikh Mohammed thanked the New Zealand Prime Minister for her ‘sincere empathy and support’…
The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, lit up with a photograph of Jacinda Ardern over the weekend as Dubai paid tribute to New Zealand’s Prime Minister.
Sharing the image to his social media pages, HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and ruler of Dubai thanked Arden for her ‘sincere empathy and support’.
‘New Zealand today fell silent in honour of the mosque attacks’ martyrs. Thank you PM
@jacindaardern and New Zealand for your sincere empathy and support that has won the respect of 1.5 billion Muslims after the terrorist attack that shook the Muslim community around the world’ the full post read.
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The image, which was beamed onto the Burj on Friday March 22, was captioned simply with the word ‘peace’.
The display of solidarity comes one week after a devastating attack on two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand killed 50 Muslims.