His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum marking his 50 years of service to his country.

HM the King paid tribute to HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, hailing his dedicated march and landmark achievements in serving the United Arab Emirates, as well as the Arab and Islamic nations. He lauded the pivotal role he has been playing, though his enlightened thinking and creative approach and vision, in enriching and spearheading the UAE development to attain excellence and turn the UAE into a global economic hub and a prized destination on the world tourism map.

HM the King saluted the impressive and exceptional legacy of HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, hailing his administrative proficiency and keen follow-up of the development endeavor, which propelled the United Arab Emirates to rank among advanced countries, envisioning the future with far-sighted thinking, as embodied in wide-ranging projects and initiatives spanning all sectors. HM the King reiterated deepest congratulations to HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, wishing him abundant health and happiness and the UAE further progress and prosperity.