The Philippine Embassy in Abu Dhabi and the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai and the Northern Emirates have officially announced that the Burj Khalifa will be lighting up with the colors of the Philippine flag tomorrow, June 12.
At exactly 9:40 pm, the world’s tallest tower will showcase the Philippine flag for the first time ever.
Ambassador Hjayceelyn Quintana shared that Emaar’s gesture will inspire many Filipinos in the UAE. “I received a letter from Emaar to say that they want to pay tribute to the Filipinos by lighting up the Burj Khalifa with the colors of the Philippine flag. I was so delighted to hear that news because I know that it will inspire a lot of Filipinos in UAE,” shares Quintana.
Read more: The Filipino Times 2019
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