It looked like a very special occasion…

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, hosted an iftar at Zabeel Palace on Sunday May 19, where royals and officials were invited.

As they shared well wishes for Ramadan, HH Sheikh Mohammed also performed maghrib prayers with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

News agency, Wam, reported that the UAE rulers prayed for the preservation of the United Arab Emirates, and wished health and happiness to President HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.

Also in attendance were the newly-married sons of Sheikh Mohammed. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed, chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation were all in attendance.

Alongside them were H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior, H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, as well as a number of UAE ministers, dignitaries and senior officials.

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