Government of Dubai
The Government of Dubai (Arabic: حكومة دبي) governs the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven constituent monarchies which make up the United Arab Emirates. The executive authority of the government is the Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. The Dubai Municipality and numerous other governing entities are under its jurisdiction.
First Lady of Dubai
First Lady of Dubai (Arabic: سيدة الأولى في دبي) is the name given to the senior wife and consort to the ruler of Dubai. The first lady is the chief matriarch and is expected to represent Dubai in elegance and demeanor. The current first lady is Sheikha Hind, wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
The position of first lady carries official duties by helping the sheikh as well as inaugurating various charities. One of the charities that Sheikha Hind is affiliated with is the UAE foodbank—she is the chairperson of the charity. Nonetheless, the first lady attends many official ceremonies and functions of state either along with or in place of the emir. They also organise events and civic programs, and typically get involved in different social causes.
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