Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Burj Dubai to open on Jan 4 - Alabbar

By Soren Billing

Burj Dubai, the tallest building in the world, will not open until January 4 next year, it was announced on Wednesday.
NEW DATE: The Burj Dubai will now open on Jan 4 2010. (Getty Images)

The opening will coincide with the four-year anniversary of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum becoming the ruler of Dubai, official news agency WAM reported.

"We decided to inaugurate the world's highest tower during an anniversary that is dear to the hearts of everyone," Emaar chairman Mohammed Alabbar said in a statement.
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Source : Arabian Business

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