It was Sheikha Al Jalila’s birthday this week

Sheikha Al Jalila, the eldest child of HRH Princess Haya and HH Shiekh Mohammed turned 11 years old this week. To celebrate, the Royal couple both posted touching tributes on their social media channels.


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HH Sheikh Mohammed posted a loving message in Arabic wishing his daughter a happy birthday on his official Instagram channel.



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Meanwhile, Sheikha Al Jalila’s mother, HRH Princess Haya, posted a sweet message in both Arabic and English saying “We wish you a birthday that is as beautiful, incredible, and unique as you are. Happy birthday dearest Jalila!”


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Sheikha Al Jalila was born on what many believe to be an auspicious day – the UAE’s National Day – December 2nd, in 2007, when the country was celebrating it’s 36th anniversary of unification.

Happy Birthday Sheikha Al Jalila!

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