The News Corp boss did not make a single reference to Dubai in his speech at Abu Dhabi’s glitzy media summit. But he still has links to the emirate’s high-profile business leaders (albeit via Kate Moss).
March 10, 2010 11:20 by kippreport
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid al-Maktoum became the ruler of Dubai in 2006, and also serves as the UAE’s Vice President and Prime Minister. Credited with boosting the emirate’s image as a financial center, Sheikh Mohammed is currently engaged in putting the city back on track after the financial crisis. The tech-savvy ruler communicates with the world through social networking sites like Twitter-where he has more than 330,280 followers, and Facebook-where he has more than 142,000 fans.
One of the world’s richest royals, his garage is reported to have at least 100 supercars. The 60-year-old is also a poet and an equestrian, and owns several race horse stables across the world.
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