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Dubai's Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan and Brothers Are Married

Mabrook to Sheikh Hamdan and his two brothers, Sheikh Maktoum and Sheikh Ahmed

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16 May 2019

Last updated on 19 May 2019
Dubai's Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan and Brothers Are Married

The three brothers had their official, Islamic wedding on Wednesday...

Three sons of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai were married in a ceremony on Wednesday evening, The National reports.

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai was married alongside two of his brothers, Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed, chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation.

Confirmed by Dubai Media Office, the three sons of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid were wed in a private religious ceremony in the emirate, and the royal marriage has been described as 'joyful' for the whole country.

The brothers, who share the same mother, Sheikha Hind bint Maktoum bin Juma, First Lady of Dubai, had their Islamic wedding on Wednesday when they signed an official marriage contract.

Sheikh Hamdan, 36, married Sheika Shaikha bint Saeed bin Thani Al Maktoum, Sheikh Maktoum, 35, married Sheikha Maryam bint Butti Al Maktoum and Sheikh Ahmed, 32, married Sheikha Midya bint Dalmouj Al Maktoum.

A wedding ceremony for all three is expected to follow, but it is not yet clear whether this will be a public or private celebration.

Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed, Vice Chairwoman of the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, offered her congratulations to the new couples, posting a picture of her brothers and wishing them happiness. "The nation is rejoiced," she said in the caption.

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid shares poem in celebration

Following the marriage of his three sons, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid shared his joy in a poem, in which he speaks of 'joy and melody' filling the UAE skies at the happy news.

“The nation looked radiant in green garment
“A garden bloomed with their flares.
“The blowing wind and the bare desert
“Are with the beauty of roses adorned.
“Why not? It is celebrating the wedding
Of Ahmad, Maktoum and Hamdan.”

The poem also speaks about how Sheikh Mohammed raised the brothers as noblemen since childhood, instilling them with moral values, which has created “great men”.

“Today, my effort continues in your marriage.
“For marriage completes faith and regard.”

He tells his sons to always respect their wives and treat people well and be good.

“I congratulate you from all my heart,” writes Sheikh Mohammed.

“And here’s a genuine parental advice,
“Be united, always,
“That’s how life thrives with power.”