Just over a month ago, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Crown Prince of Dubai, announced he had become a father of twins.

It was announced Sheikh Hamdan was now a father to a baby boy, Rashid, and baby girl, Sheikha.

Following the announcement, Sheikh Hamdan took to Instagram to share with his 11.6 million followers a photo of himself, a proud father, holding his newborn twins.

Now, the Crown Prince of Dubai has shared an adorable photo of his father, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, holding his newborn grandchildren.

Being the doting grandfather he is, Sheikh Mohammed is seen holding baby Rashid on the left and baby Sheikha on the right.


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Announcing the arrival of twins

To announce the arrival of the twins, Sheikh Hamdan shared a photo on Instagram with his 11.6 million followers of a blue foot and a pink foot.

Sheikh Hamdan twins

Congratulations on the arrival of the two new babies was shared on social media by many of Sheikh Hamdan’s siblings including Her Highness Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Dubai Culture and Arts Authority, and Her Highness Sheikha Maryam.

Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Minister of Interior and Deputy Prime Minister, also shared his congratulations on Twitter.

“I congratulate my brother His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, for the arrival of his two children (Rashid and Sheikha),” he said. “Oh God, save them with your protection … and make them the apple of the eye of their parents.”


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