Khalaf Al Habtoor: throughout the years

Looking back at the early years of the Al Habtoor Group
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Khalaf Al Habtoor with HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and engineer Yusef Shalabi reviewing plans at the Dubai Petroleum Complex in the early 1980s.
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Khalaf Al Habtoor and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum at the official opening of the Metropolitan Hotel Dubai.
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The late Ruler of Dubai, HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, inaugurates the Metropolitan Hotel Dubai in February 1979 (All images courtesy of the Al Habtoor Group).
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Khalaf Al Habtoor, HH Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and the chief of Dubai Police, Lt Gen Dahi Khalfan Tamim, at the official opening of the Metropolitan Hotel Dubai.
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Khalaf Al Habtoor with senior executives from Mitsubishi Motors in the early 1980s.
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HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum cuts the ribbon during the official opening of the Metropolitan Palace Hotel in Deira, Dubai, in the 1990s.
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HRH Princess Anne attends the horse show at the Metropolitan Hotel Dubai alongside Khalaf Al Habtoor and HH Sheikh Hasher Al Maktoum in the 1980s.
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Khalaf Al Habtoor and Prime Minister Rafic Hariri at the Hariri residence, Lebanon in 1992.
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Khalaf Al Habtoor with HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Maktoum at the ceremony for laying the foundation stone of the Dubai Petroleum Complex during the early 1980s.
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The Metropolitan Hotel Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road in the 1980s.
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The Metropolitan Hotel Dubai on Sheikh Zayed Road.
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Khalaf Al Habtoor with Obeid bin Butti Al Mulla in the late 1960s.
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HH Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum during the inauguration of the Metropolitan Hotel Dubai.