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History Rising: Burj Khalifa Dubai

 
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Economic Pakistan would like to deviate from its regualr articles to cherish alongside their Arab brothers, an accomplishment worth mentioning. A Muslim Country UAE has marked History, by erecting the    World’s tallest icon, 828 meters or 2717 feet, probably the only superscraper, giving the Muslims a reason to celebrate.
 
It is the tallest man made structure. It is the first time the Muslim world has claimed of having the title of the world’s tallest man made structure since year 1311, when Lincoln Cathedral 160 metre tall, exceeded the height of the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt. The Great Pyramids remained the tallest man-made structure in the world for over 3,800 years. Burj Dubai will boast the world’s first Armani hotel; the world’s highest swimming pool, on the 76th floor; the highest observation deck on the 124th floor; and the highest mosque on the 158th floor. Hats off to the leadership of Dubai!   

In January 2004, Dubai announced Burj Dubai to the world with the claim, ‘History Rising’. Six years on and history has most certainly ‘risen’.    

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