Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum (born on November 14, 1982) was named Crown Prince of Dubai by his father, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. The announcement was made on February 1, 2008.
Sheikh Hamdan, 25, is head of the emirate’s Executive Council. He is also holding current positions as Head of the Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid center for Young Business Leaders and the President of Dubai Sports Council.
Sheikh Hamdan was schooled in Dubai and then countinued his studies in Sandhurst military academy in UK.
Alongside his announcement was also the appointment of his brother
Sheikh Maktoum, 24, as Dubai Deputy Ruler.