On 9 September 1958, his grandfather, Sheikh Saeed passed away and his father, Sheikh Rashid became the Ruler of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed and his family contributed to other free zone projects such as Dubai Media City and Dubai International Financial Centre. Despite the fact that Sheikh Mohammed was the youngest defence minister in the world and in just less than twelve months, he cleverly and wisely tackled the serious responsibility assigned to him internally and abroad. During the latter stages of the six-month course, H. H. was promoted to Senior Under-Officer of Kohema and was later awarded the sword of honour for achieving the highest mark of any foreign and commonwealth officer cadet in his intake. He wanted to be sure that people genuinely admired his poetry, and that the newspapers were not publishing his poetry just because he was a member of the ruling family. He is also a leading figure in the campaign to have endurance racing included in the Olympics. The success and development of Godolphin coincided with the rise in Dubai's international profile. Sheikh Hamdan said that they were a testament to the UAE’s leadership model, which has “enabled Emirati women to prove their merit and make a mark, not only locally and regionally, but also globally”. “However, thanks to the tireless and incredible efforts of our emergency response team, we have managed to protect ourselves and our communities till date.‬”, “Remember that we are only as strong as our weakest link,” he added. The cadets went through four years of training and have all graduated with distinctions across the board. This was his first public position. His parents and his grandfather, late Sheikh Saeed, the then Ruler of Dubai, showered him with love and affection. The National Programme for Government Communications includes a number of nation-wide communication and awareness campaigns to address community issues prioritized by the National Agenda and guided by UAE Vision 2021. In addition, the UAE, under the directions from late Sheikh Zayed and Sheikh Mohammed played a significant role in efforts to restore peace and provide humanitarian aids around the world, including in Bosnia, Somalia, and Kosovo. We deal with the current situation with confidence in our ability to overcome its consequences through concentrated efforts and cooperation of everyone to move beyond this stage and resume the march of success. From the age of four, Sheikh Mohammed was privately tutored in Arabic and Islamic Studies. His achievements and efforts lives on in our hearts and therefore shall never be forgotten pic.twitter.com/fvWdvRSFEL, — Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) October 6, 2020. The American horse Cigar won the first World Cup; the race continues to attract entries from around the globe. Marking the 30th anniversary of the death of His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the former Ruler of Dubai, and the father of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the current Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan shared a tribute about the late leader. 'Destination Dubai', was the tourism brief so long championed by him. On 5 January, the members of the UAE Supreme Council elected Sheikh Mohammed as the Vice-President of the UAE. Sheikh Mohammed becomes Crown Prince of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, met Pakistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, on Thursday. He was born on July 15, 1949, in Al Shindagha, Dubai, Trucial States (Now the UAE) to Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Latifa bint Hamdan Al Nahyan. Early in 2001, Sheikh Mohammed announced the most extraordinary 'Destination Dubai' project; The Palm Island, a giant resort spread over two palm tree-shaped man-made islands. Sheikh Rashid's father was Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum Al Maktoum while his mother was Sheikha Hessa bint Al Mur bin Hureiz Al Falasi. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum dies and is succeeded by his son His Highness Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum as Vice-President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. “Thank you for putting our safety before yours. For Sheikh Mohammed and his brothers, there was hardly time to draw a breath before they were consumed by the urgent need to shape the UAE's response to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. During that period, Sheikh Mohammed handled Dubai's oil file, and this was one of the most serious tasks in Dubai Government as oil export was the most significant economic pillar. Sheikh Mohammed is a poet and equestrian. We cannot thank you enough for your spirit that protects our nation. In remembrance of the 30th anniversary of the passing of one of the greatest leaders, Sheikh Rashed bin Saeed Al Maktoum. The Ruler also made Sheikh Mohammed his Minister of Defence; thus, he had become the world's youngest defence minister. The beloved leader's son, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, took to social media to post a heartfelt poem. “The remarkable cohesiveness demonstrated by the community and their commitment to meet their social responsibilities is something the world will recognise as an example of how a progressive society should respond to a crisis like this.”. The Cabinet also approved the restructure of the UAE University and Zayed University's Board of Directors. The youngest son of Dubai's former ruler Saeed bin Maktoum bin Hasher Al Maktoum and the only child of his second wife Sheikha Fatima bint Ahmed bin Suliman, Sheikh Ahmed is the half-brother of Dubai's former ruler Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the uncle of Dubai's ruler Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.Ali Mohammed Alaleeli Career. “With God’s grace, we will get through these times. On November 2013, Sheikh Mohammed called upon the people of the UAE to celebrate 'Flag Day' on November 3rd every year as a national campaign to celebrate the anniversary of the accession of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan as President of the UAE. It was during his rule that Dubai grew from a small trading town into a major cosmopolitan city. He is the third son of Dubai’s ruling Maktoum family, who are descendents of the ‘House of Al-Falasi.’ His … . In a statement made in July, the Crown Prince of Dubai said he was in awe of the “remarkable cohesiveness” that emerged in Dubai. He led the UAE to victory in the 1999 European Championship in Spain and Portugal and was captain when they retained the title in Italy in 2001. H. H. Sheikh Mohammed is a people's person. This was to be the base for one of Sheikh Mohammed's boldest projects, a hotel named Burj Al Arab (tower of the Arabs). Your courage has built an invincible fortress, protecting our society. The UAE's armed forces were at the forefront of coalition efforts to liberate Kuwait, and within days of the end of the war, Sheikh Mohammed had ordered the dispatch of 250 tons of aid supplies, while the army rushed medical teams to Kuwait City to revive the devastated health service. “His achievements and efforts lives on in our hearts and therefore shall never be forgotten.”. His Highness has continually expressed his appreciation for the frontline workers and UAE residents for complying with instructions from higher authorities to curb the spread. DUBAI, 28th May, 2019 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, unveiled the 2018 Annual Report of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, MBRGI, which acts as an umbrella for 33 entities and initiatives operating in the fields of humanitarian and human development projects benefitting more than 70 … Your sacrifice is inspiring, humbling, and a legacy that our history will remember forever. Following the official directives of the UAE government back in March for all residents, citizens, visitors and anyone living in the country to stay home in order to contain the spread of coronavirus, HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, issued a powerful message to members of the public. The current official website of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum is: https://sheikhmohammed.ae/en-us. DUBAI, 17th December, 2020 (WAM) -- His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, today received Pakistan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Some of the national online brainstorming sessions were as follows: His first online session with journalists was in April 2009 through the then official website of the UAE Prime Minister (www.uaepm.ae). In May 2001, H. H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Emirates Group Chairman, confirmed that, on instructions from Sheikh Mohammed, Emirates planned to buy up to 60 new wide-body aircraft worth 10billion USD. Please go to https://171.ae/en/?lang=en, your gateway to UAE government services. 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H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Appointed as Head of Dubai Police and Public Security on 1 November 1968, Appointed as Minister of Defence in December 1971, Served as the Crown Prince of Dubai from January 1995 to January 2006, Appointed as the Ruler of Dubai on 4 January 2006, Appointed as the Vice-President of the UAE on 5 January 2006, Appointed as the Prime Minister of the UAE on 11 February 2006, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Sports and Fitness Programme, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Patrons of the Arts Awards, sustainable environment and infrastructure. Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum (1912-1990), was Ruler of Dubai from 1958 till his death on October 7, 1990. It reflects the government's strategy to provide efficient services and boost performance by gathering and delivering all details about federal and local government entities. Equestrianism was and is his true sporting passion. Supports Kuwait The UAE condemns the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. December 02, 1971 Takes charge as Minister of Defence in first UAE Cabinet after establishment of UAE. Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum appointed Head of Dubai Police and Public Security. He called upon the citizens and residents of the UAE to share their ideas for the development of health and education sectors. Sheikh Mohammed becomes the Ruler of Dubai and the Vice-President and the Prime Minister of the UAE. Sheikh Mohammed was born in 1949, being the third of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum's four sons: Sheikh Maktoum, Sheikh Hamdan and Sheikh Ahmed. He answered questions from local and regional press, which related to the global financial crisis and its impact on the UAE, demography, labour rights and the proposed GCC single currency amongst others. The UAE Green Growth Strategy initiative aims to build the green economy of the UAE under the slogan 'A Green Economy for Sustainable Development'. Sheikh Mohammed has called upon the public and his followers on social media networks to nominate first 43 top achievers in the UAE in various fields to honour them during the UAE's 43rd National Day celebrations. — Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) June 10, 2020. In June 2009, Sheikh Mohammed conducted another online session; this time with the public. “We’re here for you, and trust that we can count on your commitment to act responsibly.”. On 18 October 1968, in a desert camp, late Sheikh Zayed, the then Ruler of Abu Dhabi and Sheikh Rashid, the then Ruler of Dubai met to discuss forming a federation between Abu Dhabi and Dubai. As a member of the Gulf's recognised families, it was only natural that Sheikh Mohammed be introduced to horses at an early age. Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum • Duration of his Rule: 32 years • Full name: Rashid Bin Saeed Bin Maktoum Bin Hasher Bin Maktoum Bin Butti Bin Suhail Al Maktoum Al Falasi • 1912-1990. Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum (born 1912; died October 7, 1990) Sheikh Rashid was the Vice President of the UAE from its founding, and Ruler of Dubai for 32 years. Shareef Al Halawani, Jebel Ali Racecourse manager, hailed the support of Emirates Airlines. Mohammed bin Rashid Smart Majlis is a platform that allows everyone to participate in building the future of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed also launched many awards to boost excellence and creativity in various fields. He encouraged people to submit suggestions through the then official website of the Prime Minister (www.uaepm.ae), by sending an email to brainstorming@uaepm.ae or tweeting with the hash tag #uaebrainstorm. The Emirates Lunar Mission - the first Arab project to explore the Moon - will bear the signature of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, who established modern Dubai. An English-language collection of his poems, 'Poems from the Desert', has been on best-seller lists for more than two years. The first wave of female cadets graduated from the Dubai Police Academy back in August and Sheikh Hamdan personally congratulated and thanked the 29 graduates who chose to dedicate themselves to serving the country. The late Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum comminisioned the dredging of the waterway; resulting in an increased volume of cargo handling in Dubai, reinforcing Dubai's position as a re-export and tradinghub. While the UAE has grappled with the difficulties of the global pandemic throughout 2020, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, has continued shared a message of hope and positivity. In 1985, Sheikh Mohammed took charge of Jebel Ali Free Zone; a port-based industrial area centred around Jebel Ali port. As we reach the end of this year, EW has curated a list of inspirational messages from the Dubai royal, who has motivated UAE citizens and residents messages of hope. Remember that we are only as strong as our weakest link. These meetings were a good learning opportunity to Sheikh Mohammed who was very close to his grandfather and was often seen sitting beside him. Following the outstanding success of the 'Government Creativity Lab' during a UAE Cabinet Retreat in December 2013, Sheikh Mohammad directed all federal government bodies to adopt the 'Government Creativity Lab' experiment as an official and standardized practice to develop government services. Disclaimer: You are using Google Translate. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Government Excellence Award was launched in 2009 under the umbrella of Sheikh Khalifa Government Excellence Government Excellence Programme (SKGEP), which is first integrated programme for government excellence. لا يوجد في قاموس الإمارات عقبات وتحديات.. هناك دائما أمل وفرص.. نتعامل مع الموقف الراهن بكل ثقة في قدرتنا على تجاوز تبعاته بتضافر الجهود وتعاون الجميع لنتخطى هذه المرحلة ولنستأنف مسيرة النجاح نحو تحقيق كل الطموحات المأمولة لمستقبل وطننا… “We are proud to witness the graduation of the first batch of female cadets who have taken on the task of serving and protecting the nation and ensuring the safety and security of its people,” he said. On 3 January 1995, Sheikh Maktoum, the then Ruler of Dubai, signed a decree appointing Sheikh Mohammed as Crown Prince of Dubai. Sheikh Mohammed used the opportunity to learn about many of his classmates and their countries. In the 2003 European Championship in Ireland, he was captain once again and won the race. @HamdanMohammed: #Dubai community, including both citizens and residents, have played an invaluable role in fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. U.ae (previously Government.ae) is the official portal of the UAE government. On his return from military training to Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed's father appointed him head of the Dubai Police Force and the Dubai Defence Force, which was later to become part of the Union Defence Force. At the age of 10, he moved to Al Shaab School and two years later he went to Dubai Secondary School. In August 1966, Sheikh Mohammed flew to the UK to enrol in the Bell School of Languages in Cambridge. Sheikh Mohammed enjoyed a happy and carefree early childhood in the Al Maktoum family home located at Al Shindagha. والقادم دائماً أفضل وأسعد. The 'Minister eBriefcase' and 'Knowledge Centre' initiatives aim to catalyse a full-scale adoption of electronic transformation in government functioning. He regularly holds online and offline consultative sessions with the public and his cabinet. During crises such as the Invasion of Lebanon, the Iraqi-Iranian War and the Palestinian Intifada, Sheikh Mohammed continued helping Dubai Government in its march forward. “We are going to Mars because we want to solidify a principle for our youth that the impossible is possible for the UAE and the people of the UAE.”. Foundations conducting general philanthropic activities. On 11 May 1999, Sheikh Mohammed announced an initiative to make Dubai Government as an online government as a whole within 18 months, which would give Dubai the distinction of becoming the world's first fully online government. The world's richest horse race, the Dubai World Cup, was established with this aim in mind. Appointed as the Vice-President of the UAE on 5 January 2006. Sheikh Rashid believed that a man with a character such as that of Sheikh Mohammed would be best suited to manage the increasing external and internal security demands. Sheikh Mohammed launched Mohammed Bin Rashid Centre for Government Innovation in September 2014 to encourage and motivate innovation. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Policies Council represents a new channel of communication with the community and a platform for creative and innovative ideas. He also learned the basic skills of horsemanship from his father. On 29 October 1999, Sheikh Mohammed announced the Dubai Internet City initiative, with a deadline of just 365 days to accomplish. From an early age, he learned hunting and the noble Arabian sport of falconry. Some 10 years later, in Brighton, Hatta the filly gave Sheikh Mohammed his first victory as an owner. Late in 1995, Sheikh Mohammed announced the creation of the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF). Several riders from the UAE have excelled in this sport, with Sheikh Mohammed having served as captain of the national team. He has a huge fan following on his official social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. August 15, 1981 - Princess Shamsa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is born to Sheikh Mohammed, who has several wives. Various sources disagree on the actual date of birth of Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, but it is likely that he was born in 1912. In 1995, Sheikh Mohammed revealed infrastructure projects for the new digital economy and launched the eGovernment initiative. The initiative was set to encompass the infrastructure, environment and attitude to enable new economic enterprises to operate out of Dubai with significant competitive advantage. She wrote: Congratulations to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai and Her Highness Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum for … When Sheikh Mohammed's poems were first published in the newspapers, they appeared under several fictitious names including Nedawi and Saleet. The Mohammed Bin Rashid Smart Learning Programme was launched to establish a unique learning environment in schools through the introduction of 'Smart Classes'. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received, on behalf of President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Nin Zayed Al Nahyan, an official invitation letter to the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, set to be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Jan.5, 2021. It includes a set of national indicators in the sectors of education, healthcare, economy, police and security, housing, infrastructure and government services, aimed at achieving the UAE's leading position as per Vision 2021. Sheikh Mohammed accompanied his father to that meeting, and he still remembers the very few words that initiated the establishment of the United Arab Emirates. Served as the Crown Prince of Dubai from January 1995 to January 2006. Sheikh Mohammed wanted to race his horses all over the world and to encourage others to do the same. He is also an exceptionally gifted rider. “For more than 20 overs Emirates is associated with Jebel Ali. When Sheikh Mohammed returned to Dubai in 1968, Sheikh Rashid appointed him as the Head of Dubai Police and Public Security. He was also the Vice-President and … From October 1958, Sheikh Rashid began serious preparations for his sons' future in government. He is known as the Father of modern Dubai, transforming a small trading port into a major international shipping centre. — Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) April 16, 2020. He was accompanied by Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid, Deputy Ruler of Dubai. — Dubai Media Office (@DXBMediaOffice) July 14, 2020, “The solidarity displayed by various social stakeholders in Dubai in the face of the COVID-19 crisis will be remembered by generations to come,” he said. Give us your feedback so we can improve your experience. He learned to ride horses in his early childhood and was a promising athlete. On 22 May 2013, Sheikh Mohammed launched the Mobile Government initiative in order to provide best services to the public round the clock. The UAE mGovernment is not responsible for the accuracy of information in the translated language. A leader that created an inspiring vision for Dubai and its people. On 2 December 1971, the rulers of Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah and the Crown Prince of Umm Al Quwain, as representative of his father, met at Sheikh Rashid Palace in Jumeirah, Dubai where they signed the Interim Constitution that regulated the establishment of the United Arab Emirates. Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said that gender balance is an important element of the national agenda and the UAE Vision 2021. RELATIONSHIP WITH OTHER EMIRATES.... DEVOLPMENT IN DUBAI ..... Dubai reminded in a stand-off with Abu-Dhabi at the time Sheikh Rashid became ruler of Dubai following the armed border dispute between the two emirates in 1946,and he established a close relationship with The UAE forces undertook its first international task on 1976, when Sheikh Mohammed ordered troops to Lebanon to join the Arab Deterrent Force for a peacekeeping mission. He held the positions of Head of Dubai Police and Public Security and Minister of Defence before becoming the Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE. His father, late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, then President influenced greatly his development as a poet. His father Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum became the Ruler of Dubai upon the death of his own father, Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Hasher Al Maktoum (Saeed II), in 1958. He learned hunting and falconry when he was very young. On 17 April 2007, Sheikh Mohammed unveiled the first UAE Government Strategy Plan with the aim of achieving sustainable development throughout the country, investing federal resources more efficiently and ensuring due diligence, accountability and transparency across federal bodies. He is widely acknowledged to be a master tactician, recognising exactly the time to demand maximum effort from the horses, and when to hold them back. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Humanitarian & Charity Est. Sheikh Mohammed has earned international recognition as a horse owner, as evidenced by the Special Eclipse Award he received in 2001. Sheikh Mohammed's majlis gained the same energy and pulse that characterised Sheikh Rashid's majlis. “There’s no future without science and no future without knowledge,” he said. The Emirates Programme for Excellence in Government Services was launched in March 2011 to achieve higher standards in client services by improving efficiency. He composes a poem comprising many questions, unlike the traditional one-line riddle of Western cultures, and call people to answer. Amidst the height of the pandemic in June, Sheikh Hamdan published an open letter thanking frontline workers for rising to the challenge to protect the nation. Sheikh Saeed bin Maktoum bin Hasher Al Maktoum (1878 – 9 September 1958) (Arabic: سعيد بن مكتوم آل مكتوم ‎) was the Ruler of Dubai from 1912 until his death in 1958. On 1 April 1998, Sheikh Rashid Terminal was opened, representing the completion of the first phase of the Dubai's Government USD 540 million airport expansion plan. Sheikh Mohammed first visited a racecourse in 1967, in England. He and his brother, Sheikh Hamdan, watched Royal Palace win 2000 Guineas (the currency then in England). Sheikh Zayed refuses to compromise with Saddam, declaring it was not “our duty to save his face”. His initiatives include: The UAE Vision 2021 aims to make the UAE one of the best countries in the world by the Golden Jubilee of the UAE formation as a federation. “There is always hope and opportunities. Poetry has allowed Sheikh Mohammed to express the creative, sensitive side of his nature, which he has little chance to display in the political arena. All rights reserved. On 11 February 2006, H. H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President nominated Sheikh Mohammed to become the Prime Minister of the UAE; the Council approved this nomination. 1991 Elsewhere in Dubai, an artificial island was being created, some 100 metres offshore. On 4 January 2006, Sheikh Mohammed became the Ruler of Dubai following the death of his elder brother Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the then Ruler of Dubai. As the Prime Minister of the UAE, Sheikh Mohamed launched ground-breaking initiatives in a record time. In December 2013, Sheikh Mohammed invited the people for yet another online session. On 7 October 1990, Sheikh Rashid passed away. Appointed as the Prime Minister of the UAE on 11 February 2006. A young Sheikh Mohammed with his father, the late Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. Godolphin allowed him to ensure that his ideas were fully implemented, something which had not been possible previously. On 25 August 1977, Sheikh Rashid announced a formation of a committee, headed by Sheikh Mohammed, to manage Dubai Airport; consequently, developing Dubai as an international aviation hub and touristic attraction. We are thankful to Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, for his unwavering support. Sheikh Hamdan continued to spread a message of hope as the UAE was placed on lockdown during the month of April. Because of its international reputation, the Bell School of Languages attracted a wide range of nationalities and cultures. The idea of the Union was initiated at a meeting between Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the then Ruler of Abu Dhabi, and Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the then Ruler of Dubai, at a village on Samih border on February 18, 1968. The governance journey of Sheikh Mohammed, Sheikh Mohammed's initiatives as the UAE's Prime Minister. In this aspect, Sheikh Mohammed adopted the open skies policy and established the fundamentals of the touristic industry that boomed during the 90s. His Highness shared an inspirational message as the Hope Probe launched on an H2-A rocket from Tanegashima spaceport in Japan. “There are no obstacles and challenges in the Emirates Dictionary,” he said. This year the UAE marked the launch of its mission to Mars. New fragrances our editors can't wait to spritz this Fall, Spotlight On: Meet Taleedah Tamer, Saudi Arabia's first supermodel, Spotlight On: Prepare to be obsessed with Egyptian handbag label SADAFA, Spotlight On: HRH Sheikha Mariam's advice for aspiring jewellery designers, Spotlight On: Emerging Lebanese Mexican brand Darin Hachem, Spotlight On: Discover this Egyptian jewellery brand loved by the stars. Nowadays, he is widely acknowledged as one of the finest exponents of Nabati verses and his work is published under his own name. 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