Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum

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Maktoum bin Mohammed Al Maktoum
Deputy ruler of Dubai
Sheikh
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Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum in October 2011
Born (1983-11-24) 24 November 1983 (age 33)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Full name
Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
House Al Falasi
Father Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Mother Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum
Religion Islam

Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (Arabic: مكتوم بن محمد آل مكتوم‎‎; born 24 November 1983) is the deputy ruler of Dubai,[1] and the Chairman of Dubai Media Incorporated. He was named as the deputy ruler of Dubai in February 2008 when his elder brother Hamdan was made crown prince.[2]

Biography[edit]

Maktoum was born in 1983.[2] He is the third son of Dubai's ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. His mother is Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum. He completed his high school at Rashid Private School, Dubai, and graduated from the American University in Dubai[2] with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2005. He attended numerous training courses in the Dubai School of Government, as well as Harvard University.[3]

Sheikh Maktoum chairs the Board of Directors of Dubai Media Incorporated and serves as the Chairman of Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority (TECOM Investments). Sheikh Maktoum has accompanied the President of the United Arab Emirates, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, to numerous conferences, summits and official visits. He has also accompanied Sheikh Mohammed to several Gulf, Arab and international political and economic conferences.

Ancestry[edit]

Dubai Royal family
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HH The Emir Sheikh
HH Sheikha Hind

HRH Princess Haya



HH Sheikh Hamdan


HH Sheikh Ahmed


HH Sheikh Mohammed


References[edit]

  1. ^ Basit, Abdul (1 November 2010). "Best performing firms honoured". Khaleej Times. Retrieved 23 November 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Dubai Designates Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler". Wikileaks. 12 February 2008. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum named Dubai Deputy Ruler". Khaleej Times. 2 February 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2013. 

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