Celebrating the 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, the UAE’s iconic skyscraper Burj Khalifa lit up with a colorful LED show in honor of Gandhi.

“Be the change that you wish to see in the world”- Immortal words spoken by #MahatmaGandhi, the father of the entire nation of India. #BurjKhalifa lights up with an LED show to honor his journey and to celebrate his 151st birthday,” the official handle of Burj Khalifa tweeted along with a video of the building.

Earlier on Friday, the Indian Consulate in Dubai tweeted,”the occasion of the culmination of celebrations of 150th years of birth of Mahatma Gandhi, Indian Consulate presents its finale event from The Address Downtown, from the backdrop of iconic Burj Khalifa.”

“Diplomats and Emirati dignitaries graced the occasion to mark their respect despite these tough times which epitomize the universal belief in Gandhian principles,” a subsequent tweet read.

The Indian mission said in a tweet that the program started with Gandhiji’s popular bhajan ‘Vaishnava Jana”.

Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 is also marked as the International Day of Non-Violence on account of the non-violent strategy adopted by Gandhi to help India secure independence from the British colonial rule in 1947.

The special LED show was jointly organized by the Indian Embassy, Abu Dhabi, Indian Consulate in Dubai, and Emaar Properties.