Dubai ruler pictured on holiday celebrating birthday

Image of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid cooking a barbecue taken by Crown Prince of Dubai
Sheikh Hamdan captioned the photo with a phrase in Arabic that loosely translates as: "When you doing your own thing, life has a different taste".
By Jeremy Lawrence
Tue 17 Jul 2018 10:24 AM

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, was pictured celebrating his birthday this week by barbecuing meat while on holiday in Europe.

The image was posted on the Instagram account of his son, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai on Monday.

Sheikh Mohammed, who turned 69 on Sunday, is shown taking control of an outdoor barbecue in front of what appears to be lake while on holiday with his family. It is thought to be a German-speaking country.

Sheikh Hamdan captioned the photo with a phrase in Arabic that loosely translates as: "When you doing your own thing, life has a different taste".

The Dubai royals have garnered large followings on social media thanks to their regular updates. Sheikh Hamdan’s Instagram account has 6.4 million followers, while Sheikh Mohammed has 3.2 million on Instagram and a further 9.24 million on Twitter.

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Last Updated: Tue 17 Jul 2018 10:59 AM GST

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