A very happy birthday to HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Today, he turns 70 and in celebration here’s a reminder of ten iconic moments from this city’s inspiring leader. From the driving force behind geographical changes in the city, to strong international relationships and family moments, here are defining moments from the past decade.
HH Sheikh Mohammed is a man of the people
An author and poet, his inspirational quotes are recognised far and wide
“Failure is not falling to the ground; it is remaining there once you have fallen and the greatest failure is when you decide not to stand up again.”
From his book ‘My Vision Challenges In The Race For Excellence’
HH Sheikh Mohammed shares a firm friendship with Indian PM Narendra Modi
HH Sheikh Mohammed is a proud supporter of local – he’s regularly seen visiting local cafes, restaurants, and new builds
In February, HH Sheikh Mohammed marked a new milestone for Dubai Airports which celebrated its billionth passenger
What an achievement!