Who is Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum?
He is the Ruler of Dubai. He is also Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). He was born in 1949. He became Ruler of Dubai in 2006. He has 3 wifes and 23 children.
Sheikh Mohammed is the third son of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum. He is a descendant of the House of Al-Falasi, of which Sheikh Mohammed is the tribal leader.
His father Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum was responsible for the transformation of Dubai. From a small cluster of settlements near the Dubai Creek to a modern port city and commercial hub.
He tried to develop the economy of Dubai. So that it could survive after the end of oil production.
Sheikh Mohammed has been responsible for the creation and growth of a number of businesses and economic assets of Dubai. He is owner of 2 large companies: Dubai World and Dubai Holding.
He is responsible for the launch of Emirates Airline. As well as heading the development of both Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central – Al Maktoum International Airport.
Horse breeding and Racing
Maktoum is the founder of the Maktoum family-owned Godolphin racing stable. And the owner of Darley, the thoroughbred breeding operation with operations in six countries
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al Maktoum Net Worth
The net worth of the Al Maktoum family is estimated at more than US$ 5 billion.