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In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, also witnessed the crowning of Emirati riders as winners of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.

In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai visits historic Saudi landmark in Al Ula governorate.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum visits historic Saudi landmark in Al Ula governorate with H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
In 2008, the UNESCO proclaimed it as a World Heritage Site for its well-preserved remains and rock-cut monumental tombs.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
Sheikh Mohammed also visited the Hijaz Railway, which was built in 1900 by orders of the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II connecting Damascus, Amman, Tabuk, Madain Saleh, Al Ula, and Medina.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
Sheikh Mohammed also visited the Hijaz Railway, which was built in 1900 by orders of the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II connecting Damascus, Amman, Tabuk, Madain Saleh, Al Ula, and Medina.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
Sheikh Mohammed witnessed the crowning of Emirati riders as winners of The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Endurance Cup in Al Ula, Saudi Arabia.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
Riding Blakeridge Indigo, UAE’s Salem Al Ketbi from M7 Endurance Stables galloped to the finish line (4:25:43) leaving the second place to Abdullah Ghanem Al Marri from F3 Stables (4:25:43). The third place went also to the UAE with Saif Ahmed Al Mazrouei from MRM Stables (4:25:44).
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
Mohammed bin Rashid attends crowning of UAE riders in endurance race in Saudi Arabia
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
More than 200 riders from 12 countries (Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, France, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Spain, Sudan, UAE, Uruguay) participated in the race.
In pictures: Sheikh Mohammed visits historical Saudi landmark Al Ula
Mohammed bin Rashid attends crowning of UAE riders in endurance race in Saudi Arabia