Dubai ruler Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum turns 70 today
July 15, 2019
Born on July 15, 1949, in the Al Maktoum home in Shindagha near the Dubai Creek, Sheikh Mohammad is the third of four sons To Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum.
On January 4, 2006, Sheikh Mohammad became the Ruler of Dubai, following the death of his brother Sheikh Maktoum Bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
On January 5th of the same year, members of the UAE Supreme Council elected Sheikh Mohammad as the Vice President of the UAE.
On February 11 in 2006, UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan,
nominated Sheikh Mohammad as Prime Minister of the UAE. Shaikh Mohammad and the members of his Cabinet took their oaths before Sheikh Khalifa at Al Bateen Palace in Abu Dhabi.