One of Dubai’s youngest royals is growing up so fast…

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai attended the Dubai Crown Prince Endurance Festival at the Dubai International Endurance City over the weekend.

But it was his son, little Sheikh Zayed who stole the show in a series of adorable pictures of him with his father released by Dubai Media Office.

Sheikh Zayed, who turned seven in January, is named after the UAE’s founding father, the late HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

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Also in attendance at the event was HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai.

Currently in its 11th edition, the Dubai Crown Prince Endurance Festival is a four-stage event which this year saw the participation of 290 riders from 35 countries, according to state news agency, wam.

The event is considered a key event in the endurance-racing calendar, with professionals and enthusiasts locally and abroad following the results.

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Images: Dubai Media Office