UAE celebrates wedding of Dubai ruler's sons

Dubai Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan and his two brothers celebrated their wedding reception at Dubai World Trade Centre
UAE celebrates wedding of Dubai ruler's sons
Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, celebrated the wedding reception of three of his sons, including Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation.
By Staff Writer
Fri 07 Jun 2019 10:37 AM

Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, celebrated the wedding reception of three of his sons on Thursday at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, 36, had previously married Sheikha Sheikha Bint Saeed Bin Thani Al Maktoum in a religious ceremony on May 15.

The Crown Prince’s brothers were also married on the same day at the same ceremony. Sheikh Maktoum Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, 35, married Sheikha Maryam Bint Butti Al Maktoum, and Sheikh Ahmad Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, 32, married Sheikha Madiyah Bint Dalmook Al Maktoum.

The reception at the Dubai World Trade Centre on Thursday started at 4pm and saw hundreds of guests congregate at the exhibition and conference venue.

“May happiness and peace always surround my family, my homeland and my people,” Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed, said in a twitter post.

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces congratulated the Dubai royals on the wedding.

“With joy and happiness, I congratulate my brother Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid on the wedding of his children Hamdan, Maktoum and Ahmed…. The joy of Eid is complete today with this national wedding in which we celebrate our sons and rejoice in them and with them. I congratulate my sons and wish them a happy family life," he said in a tweet.

Celebrations for the reception were complete with firework displays at various prominent locations across the city, including Burj Khalifa and Atlantis, The Palm.

Click here for a list of some of the prominent Dubai leaders who attended the ceremony

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