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Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum holding his horse, 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy

Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Saeed Al Maktoum is a United Arab Emirati politician and royalty of Dubai.

Sheikh Mohammed was the first cousin of the current ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and the head of the Dubai Land Department, the land registrar of the Emirate of Dubai.

He was appointed in 1971 (the establishment of UAE) by his first cousin, Emir (ruler) of Dubai, Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Emir Maktoum himself was the first chairman since 1960.[1]

The Sheikh owns thoroughbred racehorses, including the 2007 UAE triple crown winner Asiatic Boy.[2]

References

  1. ^ "About Dubai Land Department". Dubai Land Department. Retrieved 2010-01-17. 
  2. ^ "Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa al Maktoum", National Thoroughbred Racing Association. Retrieved Feb 2, 2010.
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