Minister of Finance bin Rashid Al Maktum Hamdan of United Arab Emirates

Full Article UAE Minister of Finance and Industry, Shaikh Hamdan is the second son of the late Shaikh Rashid.
Hamdan is considered the squire among the four al-Maktoum brothers and is the treasurer of Dubai.
Sheikh Hamdan was born on December 25, 1945.
Shaikh Hamdan is also the benefactor and the Patron of the "Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Award for Medical Excellence", an award instituted to reward excellence in the field of medical sciences with its comprehensive, dynamic and exciting features to benefit competing researchers, scientists and medical institutions.
Sheikh Hamdan has received numerous honours and awards for his achievements.
Sheikh Hamdan was instrumental in the creation of the Dubai Government Strategy Forum, which sets goals and targets for the Emirate over the next decade.
Sheikh Hamdan is known for his prolific work ethic, which he uses to drive greater performance within the government agencies he oversees.
Sheik Hamdan received his early education in the Emirates then attendedCambridge University.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, today led a grand Union March in Dubai on the occasion of the UAE's 37th National Day.
Inspite of his demanding routine, Sheikh Hamdan takes keen interest in pursuing his hobbies and makes customary annual trips to other countries for hunting and shooting.
In addition, Hamdan is the deputy ruler of Dubai.
four Al Maktoum brothers and is the treasurer of Dubai.
Shaikh Hamdan was born on November 14, 1982.
Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Governmental Sector Development, said Shaikh Hamdan had the same qualities of his father and he had always been accompanying Shaikh Mohammed during all his tours.
Shaikh Mohammad bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, head of the Dubai Land and Properties Department, said the achievements he had made in every position he had held, lastly as Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council, had showed that Shaikh Hamdan had learnt a lot from his father and acquired the needed experience to qualify him to be a successful leader.
Shaikh Hamdan had proved his efficiency in running the internal affairs and general services in Dubai city as he was Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council.
Shaikh Hamdan is a great young person who also has some of his father’s vision.
Abdullah Al Shuwaikh, spokesman of Sharjah Municipality, hailed the decision, saying Shaikh Hamdan had proved his capabilities by improving government services and had contributed to the country’s development.
Hussain Nasser Lootah, Acting Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said: “Earlier, as the Chairman of the Executive Council, Shaikh Hamdan has always provided US with viable instructions towards the development of the services.
Dr Abdul Al Karam, Chairman of the board of Directors and Director General of Knowledge and Human Development Authority, said, “From his talent as a poet to his concern for those with special needs, Shaikh Hamdan has proven time and again that he represents a new generation of leadership for Dubai and the emirates.
Shaikh Hamdan had great experience as Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council.
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Shaikh Hamdan is also the President of Dubai Sports Council, Dubai Autism Centre and the Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Establishment for Young Business Leaders.
An accomplished horse rider, Shaikh Hamdan has won several awards at local and international endurance races, including the Gold Medal at the Asian Olympic Games.
Sheikh Hamdan is Dubai's Deputy Ruler and Minister of Finance and IndustryRacing Background: Sheikh Hamdan's colors were first registered in Britain in 1981 and his first group winner was Shicklah, who won a 1982 group II race in GermanySince then he has won many of Europe's top races including the Epsom Derby (twice), the Oaks, the 1,000 Guineas (four times), the 2,000 Guineas, the St Leger and the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Diamond StakesHe has been champion owner in Britain three times, in 1990, 1995 and 2002.
In Australia, he has twice won the Melbourne Cup, with At Talaq in 1986 and Jeune in 1994At the beginning of 2004, Sheikh Hamdan had around 350 horses in training, all with Arabic names, divided between America, Australia, Dubai, England and IrelandHe owns about 200 mares worldwide but in 2000 lost his star mare, Height of Fashion, the dam of Unfuwain, Nashwan and NayefHe owns seven stud farms.