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'World's tallest donation box' lights up after Covid-19 appeal

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'World's tallest donation box' lights up after Covid-19 appeal

'World's tallest donation box' lights up after Covid-19 appeal

The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, was transformed into the world's tallest donation box in a spectacular light show to mark the United Arab Emirates smashing its target of fundraising for 1.2 million meals or food parcels for individuals and families affected by the coronavirus outbreak in the country.

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