Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum

Title: Crown Prince of Dubai
Biography: Sheikh Hamdan was appointed Crown Prince of Dubai on 1 February 2008.

Born on 14 November 1982, the second son of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, ruler of Dubai and vice-president of the UAE, Sheikh Hamdan graduated from the UK’s Royal Military Academy Sandhurst in 2002 and later attended the London School of Economics in London.

He was appointed chairman of the Dubai Executive Council in September 2006, where he oversees all Dubai government entities and supervises public sector and development strategies in the emirate. A keen horse rider, Sheikh Hamdan won the gold medal in the equestrian event at the Asian Games in Doha in 2006.

In September 2006, Sheikh Hamdan launched -Takamul, an initiative that seeks to integrate people with special needs into mainstream society.

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