Dubai: The world’s tallest building, Burj Khalifa in Dubai was lit up with images of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary on Wednesday.
Besides Mahatma Gandhi’s images, Burj Khalifa was also lit up with the national flag of India.
Mahatma Gandhi’s life and legacy were remembered by people across the world on his 150th birth anniversary with several countries, including France and Sri Lanka.
Events were also organised in Dubai, Mauritius, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Myanmar, Switzerland and other countries.
In India, numerous events were organised by various government departments, ministries and voluntary organisations to celebrate the life and legacy of Gandhi, who besides leading the freedom struggle, also inspired millions of people across the globe, including leaders such as Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King Jr and the Dalai Lama.