Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Mohammed bin Rashid Al MaktoumJuly 15, 1949 -
Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, GBE (Arabic: محمد بن راشد آل مكتوم; Muḥammad bin Rāshid al Maktūm), also known as Sheikh Mohammed, (born 15 July 1949) is the Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and emir of Dubai. Since his accession in 2006, he has undertaken major reforms in the UAE's government, starting with the UAE Federal Government Strategy in April 2007. In 2010 he launched UAE Vision 2021 with the aim of making the UAE "One of the best countries in the world" by 2021. He is responsible for the growth of Dubai into a global city, as...