Dubai: Burj Khalifa is a source of pride for Dubai and the UAE, said a huge majority (90 per cent) of respondents in an online survey.

Of the 811 UAE residents who took part in YouGov Siraj's online Omnibus survey, 61 per cent said they watched the inauguration of the Burj Khalifa. The survey said 72 per cent of respondents watched the inauguration on TV, while 12 per cent said they viewed it in the proximity of the Downtown Burj or Dubai Mall areas. Meanwhile 54 per cent of the respondents acknowledged the ceremony exceeded their expectations. Staff report