His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, reportedly rescued tourists whose vehicle got stuck in a desert area near Dubai on Saturday as they attempted off-roading.
Hanna Karen Arroyo tweeted a picture with the Prime Minister and Vice President of the UAE, along with two friends, and said the ruler helped pull their car out of the dunes.
“My friend and I got stuck on the desert of Dubai, and we got rescued by HH Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid,” she said on her Twitter account.
So far, the post has gotten over a thousand likes and retweets.
Arroryo said Sheikh Moahmmed was passing along when he spotted the wedged car, and immediately pulled over to help.
Another picture shared by the tourist shows a man in Emirati dress pulling a high-strength cable towards a Mercedes Benz G-class boasting a ‘Dubai 1’ car plate.
It is common for the Dubai ruling family to lend a helping hand to tourists and residents alike, and they are often seen taking pictures with strangers.
Last year, a social media post of Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum helping a lorry driver stuck in the desert went viral.
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