‘Our nation testifies that your task is accomplished … It is with men like you that nations rise up’
The Dubai Ruler has penned a touching poem for his brother, Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who passed away earlier today.
The UAE’s longest serving minister, who was also Deputy Ruler of Dubai, was laid to rest as a nation mourned his loss.
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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has penned a poem that captures how close he was to his late brother.
The poem narrates the bond he shared with Sheikh Hamdan. Sheikh Mohammed writes how lucky he was to have had a Sheikh Hamdan by his side all these years.
— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) March 24, 2021
In his tribute, Sheikh Mohammed highlighted Sheikh Hamdan’s character and how he stood for his family, his country and his people.
He also talks about the “endless support” he received from his late brother.
The Dubai Ruler hailed Sheikh Hamdan’s wisdom, vision and courage in taking decisions and tackling challenges.
“Our nation testifies that your task is accomplished … It is with men like you that nations rise up … men with purpose and resolve.”