The shadow of the Burj Khalifa falls over Shaikh Zayed Road and the Jumeriah area, as seen from the 'At The Top Burj Khalifa' observation deck, the world's highest observation deck on Level 124 of Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building. Image Credit: Hadrian Hernandez/Gulf News

Dubai: Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov has toured the world's tallest tower, Burj Khalifa, WAM reported on Wednesday.

He is the first world leader to visit the iconic tower.

Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum accompanied Berdymukhammedov during the tour.

Berdymukhammedov went up the 126th floor where he viewed the landmarks of Dubai through a telescope.

The Turkmenistan leader expressed his admiration about the world's tallest building.