ABU DHABI (UAE): The tricolour was lit up on the Burj Khalifa in Dubai to display support for India's battle against the unprecedented Covid-19 situation.
The Indian embassy in Abu Dhabi posted a 17-second video of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest structure, showing the Indian flag and the hashtag #staystrongIndia in a tweet on Sunday.
Burj Khalifa, a skyscraper in Dubai, is the world's tallest structure and building, with a total height of 829.8 metres and a roof height of 828 metres.
"As India fights the grotesque war against COVID-19, its friend United Arab Emirates(UAE) sends its best desires @BurjKhalifa in dubai lits up in to indicate its support," the Indian embassy tweeted.
The deadly second wave of Covid-19 has been wreaking havoc in India. On Sunday, 3,49,695 new Covid-19 cases were reported across the world, the largest single-day increase since the pandemic began last year. In the last 24 hours, the country has reported 2,769 new deaths due to Covid-19, according to the Union Health Ministry.
The deteriorating Covid-19 situation has resulted in an increase in demand for medical oxygen and beds for Covid-19 patients, with several states reporting a severe shortage of critical medical supplies.
In the Covid infection, the availability of oxygen is critical in the treatment of such medical conditions.