Sheikh Ahmed marries Sheikh Obaid's daughter

Emirates chief ties knot in one of weddings of year attended by royalty across UAE.
By Amy Glass
Sun 15 Jun 2008 02:35 PM

Emirates Chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum on Friday married the daughter of Sheikh Obaid bin Thani Al Maktoum in one of the weddings of the year attended by royalty from across the UAE.

A wedding banquet in the couple's honour was hosted by Dubai deputy ruler Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, state news agency WAM reported on Saturday.

The banquet was attended by Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammad Al Sharqi and Ajman ruler Sheikh Humaid bin Rashid Al Nuaimi.

Also in attendance were Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Dubai deputy ruler Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Sharjah Crown Prince Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammad bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Ras Al Khaimah Crown Prince Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi and Umm Al Quwain Crown Prince Sheikh Saud bin Rashid Al Mualla also attended the banquet.

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