Jun 6 2019
Dubai gears up for royal wedding today
The sons of UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum will get married today (June 6). Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, and two of his brothers are set to have a grand wedding ceremony at Dubai World Trade Centre, which coincides with Eid Al Fitr celebrations.
Sheikh Hamdan got married alongside two of his brothers in an Islamic private ceremony on May 15. Sheikh Hamdan is married to Sheikha Sheikha bint Saeed bin Thani Al Maktoum.
Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, is married to Sheikha Maryam bint Butti Al Maktoum.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation, is married to Sheikha Midya bint Dalmouj Al Maktoum.
The reception at the Trade Centre on Thursday, which begins at 4pm, is only for men – in line with Emirati tradition. A separate celebration will be held for women.