Sheikh Mohammed rescues tourists stuck in Dubai desert

Last year, a social media post of Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan helping a lorry driver stuck in the desert also went viral.
By Lubna Hamdan
Sun 18 Mar 2018 09:31 AM

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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