New World's Tallest Tower Unveiled in Dubai

by VR Sreeraman on  January 5, 2010 at 8:21 AM Lifestyle News
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Dubai's Burj Khalifa tower, the new tallest building in the world, is 828 metres tall, it was revealed on Monday at the skyscraper's official opening in the Gulf emirate.
 New World's Tallest Tower Unveiled in Dubai
New World's Tallest Tower Unveiled in Dubai
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Sheikh Mohammad unveiled a plaque and gave a brief speech during which he renamed the building the "Burj Khalifa," after the United Arab Emirates president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan.

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According to a giant screen at the opening ceremony, the Khalifa measures 828 metres (2,717 feet), overtaking Taipei 101, its Taiwanese predecessor which is 508 metres (1,676 feet) high.

Source: AFP
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sukant Thursday, January 7, 2010

Really its mind blowing, & a great achievement for the world, Thanks 2 all concerned....
Hope 4 the best ...
Congrats again

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