Here’s How Sheikha Latifa Wished HH Sheikh Mohammed On His Birthday

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman
Here’s How Sheikha Latifa Wished HH Sheikh Mohammed On His Birthday

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, celebrates his 71st birthday today. Wishes pour in from government officials, UAE public and family. However, Sheikha Latifa Bint Mohammed, wrote a special note, wishing her father on his birthday. Meanwhile, here’s a throwback to how HH Sheikh Mohammed Celebrated His 70th Birthday With His Family.

Posting a lovely picture of of Sheikh Mohammed as a child, Sheikha Latifa took to Instagram to wish her father. She captioned the post: “Happiest Birthday to the best Dad anyone could ever wish for.”

Sheikh Mohammed was born on July 15, 1949, in his Al Maktoum home in Shindagha. He is the third son born to Shaikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum. On Wednesday, 15 July, #Sheikh_Mohammed_Bin_Rashid was trending on Twitter, as rulers and well-wishers from across the world took to the social media site to wish the influential ruler. Meanwhile have you seen Pictures Of Sheikh Hamdan’s Holiday In Scotland?

HH Sheikh Mohamed Named Arab World’s Most Influential Leader

His Highness Sheikh Mohamed has been named the Arab world’s most influential leader for 2019. With a whopping 9.74 million votes, accounting for 68.6 per cent of the total votes, Shaikh Mohamed made it to the list of the Arab world’s most influential leaders.

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman was voted the 2nd most influential leader while King Abdullah of Jordan bagged the third place. Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Al Sissi, the newly-elected Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune and new Tunisian President Kais Saied are also on the list.

Shaikh Mohamed was selected was recognised for his initiatives in the history of humanity which in turn helped spread tolerance and peace. Meanwhile, did you know UAE ranked among the 10 most positive countries in the world? 

Last year, the UAE government was ranked the second most trust worthy in the world. Edelman Trust Barometer conducted a study accessing 27 markets and revealed the UAE government to be the second best int the world.  The report also suggested that about 80% of the respondents trusted the UAE government. The first place was grabbed by China while Indonesia stood third with 75% trust.

And that’s not it! The UAE was also ranked the happiest country in the world. After accessing the income and dynamics, BCG in collaboration with the 2019 World Government Summit released a report declaring UAE as one of the happiest countries in the world. UAE grabbed the top spot, leaving behind USA, Canada, Belgium, and France.

The UAE was also voted the safest country in the world. The grand announcement was made at the 12th International Symposium for Police Best Practices in Dubai last week. 96% of residents felt safe walking outside at wee hours. Singapore bagged the second place, meanwhile. The country ranked second in police response time during emergencies, thanks to the GPS equipped police cars and smart phones. New York was rated first in police response.