The Shard is the tallest building in London and in the European Union.
The 95 stories skyscraper is 1,017 feet tall.
The official inauguration of The Shard is on Thursday, July 5th 2012.
The tower will be inaugurated by His Excellency Sheikh Hamad Bin Jassem Bin Jabor Al Thani, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar and Prince Andrew Albert Edward, the Duke of York.
The State of Qatar is the majority investor of The Shard.
It was reported that during the event, lasers are to light up the night sky, beaming across town to touch several landmarks, the London Eye, the Gherkin, Tower Bridge.
It is going to be very beautiful!
On Monday 4th January 2010 a very, very tall building was opened in Dubai.
It is the tallest building in the world!