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Royalty and the Olympics: Competitors

  July 27, 2012 at 9:36 am by

There is just over six hours to go until the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXX Olympiad! Our third and final blog entry focusing on combined royal and Olympic history showcases royals who have themselves competed in an Olympic Games. Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia, Stockholm 1912 Prince Friedrich Karl competed for the German team in the team jumping event, winning a bronze medal for his efforts. Grand … Continue reading

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Royalty and the Olympics: IOC Membership

  July 26, 2012 at 5:48 am by

Continuing with our look at Royals and the Olympics, today the TRF Blog focuses on royals – both reigning and non-reigning – who are members of the International Olympic Committee. There are a number of royals who have current IOC membership, listed here in alphabetical order of the country they represent, as well as three who were made Honorary Members following the end of their active membership. Many of these … Continue reading

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Family Outing For Dubai’s Ruler

  April 1, 2012 at 7:25 pm by

It is not always that you get to see Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of UAE, Ruler of Dubai and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein at events with their 4-year old daughter, Sheikha Al Jalila. The young Sheikha accompanied her parents to a reception party held at the Burj Khalifa Boulevard on the occasion of Dubai World Cup 2012, with over 400 people attending. At … Continue reading

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Dubai Ruler’s Youtube Channel Launch

  February 21, 2012 at 10:29 pm by

The Dubai Government Media Office has launched a YouTube Channel for UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum. LINK: Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid’s YouTube Channel In a statement by the Dubai Government Media Office, it said they are “interest in adapting modern technologies to consolidate direct interaction with society”. The channel will feature latest official, personal news, activities and initiatives. … Continue reading

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Dutch Royals on State Visit to the UAE, Day Two

  January 9, 2012 at 9:04 pm by

Today, Monday January 09,  the second and last day of the state visit for the Dutch Royals to the UAE began in Masdar City. The Dutch Royals were received by Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar, and visited the company PRT (Personal Rapid Transit). Queen Beatrix, Prince Willem-Alexander and Princess Máxima attended a meeting with Sheikha Lubna Bint Khalid Al Qasimi, UAE’s Minister of Foreign Trade, government officials … Continue reading

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It’s a Boy for Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid & Princess Haya

  January 7, 2012 at 3:00 pm by

His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and his wife Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan have welcomed their second child on January 7, 2012. The couple welcomed a baby boy who was named Zayed. The announcement of the birth of the little Sheikh was announced on twitter by Sheikh Mohammed: “Princess Haya and I were blessed … Continue reading

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Haya named President of the Dubai Healthcare City Authority

  May 6, 2011 at 5:10 am by

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister has issued a decree establishing a public authority to oversee Dubai Healthcare City (DHC) who named Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein as president of the authority. Princess Haya will oversee the financial and administrative work and will have full legal capacity to achieve its objectives of the Dubai Healthcare City.

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Princess Haya visits Azerbaijan

  April 25, 2011 at 3:31 am by

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bin Al Hussein, President of the International Equestrian Federation paid a visit to Azerbaijan where she met with President Ilham Aliyev and his wife Mehriban Aliyeva. President Ilham & Princess Haya held a brief meeting in the presence of Mrs.Mehriban where Princess Haya delivered the greetings of both Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Jordan’s King Abdullah II to the President. After the brief … Continue reading

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Princess Haya Speaks at Aid Conference

  March 29, 2011 at 1:57 am by

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, inaugurated the Dubai International Humanitarian Aid and Development Conference (DIHAD) in her capacity as Chairperson of the International Humanitarian City in Dubai on March 28, 2011. This year’s theme is “New Technologies: How they Impact Humanitarian and Development Operations”, which is about how humanitarian … Continue reading

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Dubai Ruler Wins Endurance Race

  March 25, 2011 at 5:13 am by

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, won the Giants Endurance Challenge which was held at the Dubai International Endurance City. 36 riders took part in the race in which Sheikh Mohammed completed the race in 4 hours 51 minutes. At the end of the race, Sheikh Mohammed was awarded the Golden Sword by Sheikh Mansour bin … Continue reading

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Mohammed Visits Horse Fair & Art Show

  March 21, 2011 at 4:21 am by

On March 19, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai visited the 8th edition of the Arabian Horse Show held in Dubai World Trade Center. His Highness toured the pavilions and stands which showcased everything to do with horses. After the tour, Sheikh Mohammed expressed his admiration of the exhibition to over two hundred companies taking part. On … Continue reading

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Princess Haya attends Arab Health 2011 Congress & Exhibition

  January 28, 2011 at 3:17 pm by

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, wife of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai gave a speech in front of healthcare leaders who gather at the Arab Health Exhibition and Congress which is being held in Dubai. In her speech, Princess Haya said, “Like all developing countries, the Middle East too is facing a brain … Continue reading

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Mohammed bin Hamad wins Prestigious UAE Sports Award

  January 7, 2011 at 3:26 am by

Sheikh Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani, the the Chairman of the Qatari 2022 Bid Organising Committee, received the Arab Sports Personality Award in recognition of his leadership in guiding Qatar to their 2022 FIFA World Cup race win. Sheikh Mohammed received the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum Creative Sports Awards from the Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohamed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, in Dubai. The award is considered to be … Continue reading

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Dubai Ruler Inaugurated 2 Health Centers

  January 3, 2011 at 12:32 pm by

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, inaugurated two new health centers in Dubai this morning. The Dubai Ruler toured the two health facilities where he was briefed on the advanced medical equipment at the centersill provide healthcare services for over 60,000 people in the surrounding area. Sheikh Mohammed also toured the various laboratories and departments of the center. During … Continue reading

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Sheikh Mohammed invites Bosnian Minister of Defense to IDEX Exhibition

  December 21, 2010 at 6:12 am by

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, sent an invitation to the Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Selmo Hicotic, to visit the 2011 International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) which will be inaugurated next year and run between the 20th and 21st of February. The message was delivered by Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al-Shamsi, the UAE Ambassador to the Italian Republic, during … Continue reading

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Opening of the 7th Annual Dubai International Film Festival

  December 14, 2010 at 6:58 am by

Sheikh Majid Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, opened the 7th Annual Dubai International Film Festival that was held at the Madinat Jumirah Complex, in the presence of Sheikh Mansour Al Maktoum. The cermony opened with broadcasting live footage thats showed different cultures and creations that the Dubai Festival collected in one place. 75 countries participate in the Dubai Festival with 157 films and … Continue reading

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Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed’s New Role

  December 13, 2010 at 4:28 am by

Dubai’s ruler, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, has appointed Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum as chairman of the Dubai World. Sheikh Ahmed, who is around 50 years old, is also the head of Emirates Airlines and president of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority. In 2009, during the economic crises Dubai’s ruler had appointed Sheikh Ahmed chairman of the Supreme Fiscal Committee to guide the Emirate of Dubai through … Continue reading

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Former US President Bill Clinton visits Sheikh Mohammed

  December 12, 2010 at 5:18 pm by

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, received today former US President Bill Clinton, in the presence of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai. During the meeting they discussed the important role that institutions and forums provide on Health and education in all countries of the world. The Former President praised the role of the United Arab … Continue reading

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Sheikh Khalifa Discusses With Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad The Topics on the GCC summit

  December 9, 2010 at 7:19 am by

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received yesterday (December 7) Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, at the Emirates Palace in the presence of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. During the meeting the two leaders discussed ways to develop … Continue reading

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Sheikh Hamdan Congratulates Qatar for Successful World Cup Bid

  December 4, 2010 at 6:55 am by

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, congratulated the Crown Prince of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, on December 2nd on the occasion of Qatar winning the right to host the FIFA World Cup for the year 2022, beating several other countries. This was through a phone call conversation between His Highness and the Crown Prince of Qatar. Sheikh Hamdan also expressed his hopes … Continue reading

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