Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum – Tragic early death

September 19th, 2015 by Stephen Jones Leave a reply »

It was a great shock to learn that Shaikh Rashid Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum died of heart attack today and at the early age of 34.


A three-day mourning period is declared in Dubai.
UAE flags will be flown at half mast during the mourning period.

“We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return,” the Dubai Ruler Court said as it mourned Shaikh Rashid’s death on Saturday.

Shaikh Rashid was the eldest son of His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and we are sorry to learn of their loss both to the family and to the country.

Like his father, Sheikh Rashid was a keen equestrian and was the owner of Zabeel Stables and had his horses in Dubai trained by Satish Seemar

Funeral prayers of the late Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum are to be held after Maghrib prayers at Zabeel Mosque in Dubai. Following the funeral prayer the burial of late Sheikh Rashid will take place at Umm Hurair cemetery in Bur Dubai this evening.

A Work in government departments and institutions in Dubai will continue as usual, it was announced by Dubai Media Office.

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