Mohammad Al Gergawi

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Mohammad Al Gergawi
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Minister of Cabinet Affairs
Assumed office
9 February 2006
PresidentKhalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Prime MinisterMohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Preceded byPost established
Personal details
Born1963 (age 59–60)

Mohammad Abdullah Al Gergawi (Arabic: محمد بن عبدالله القرقاوي) is an Emirati politician who is the Minister of Cabinet Affairs of the United Arab Emirates and the Chairman of the Executive Office of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, in the Government of Dubai.

Early life[edit]

Al Gergawi was born in Dubai in 1963. His father, Abdulla Ali Al Gergawi, was a merchant in the city. He completed his primary and secondary school education in the emirate and attained a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the United States.[1]

Political career[edit]

Al Gergawi was the Chairman of Dubai Holding until March 2017.[2][3] Through Dubai Holding, Al Gergawi helped envision and launch TECOM Group, Dubai Properties Group, Emirates Integrated Telecommunications, and Family Entertainment and New Media.

In 2007, Al Gergawi was appointed Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation.[4] He is the Secretary General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Global Initiatives, a charitable foundation that consolidates the philanthropic initiatives undertaken by Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.


  1. ^ "Washington D.C. roundtable luncheon w/Dubai Dept. of Economic Development delegation". U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council. Retrieved 2015-10-15.[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Reuters. "Mohammed Abdullah al-Gergawi Departs Dubai Holding For Government Role". Fortune. {{cite web}}: |last= has generic name (help)
  3. ^ "Mohammad Al Gergawi: The man behind the success of Dubai & Inc".
  4. ^ أخبار الإمارات (Akhbar Al Emarat) (17 May 2017). أخبار الإمارات - محمد القرقاوي: مبادرة صناع الأمل تهدف إلى صنع الأمل في كل مدينة عربية. Archived from the original on 2021-12-13 – via YouTube.

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