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Mohammed bin Rashid, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receive KhalifaSAT engineering team

November 3, 2018  
Saturday, November 03, 2018

Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan received the Emirati engineering team who helped design, build, and launch KhalifaSAT into orbit. The reception ceremony was held at Za’abeel Palace, Dubai.

Their Highnesses congratulated the engineering team on their outstanding achievement that has become a source of pride for the United Arab Emirates and the Arab world. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and H.H. Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed highlighted the importance of the KhalifaSAT achievement as a key milestone on UAE’s development march.

The reception ceremony was attended by Dubai Crown Prince His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council Sheikh Hazza bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Sheikh Mansour bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

Also attending the reception were Minister of Cabinet Affairs and the Future Mohammed Abdullah Al Gergawi, Minister of State for Higher Education and Advanced Skills Ahmad bin Abdullah Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Minister of State Sara bint Yousif Al Amiri, Director of the Presidential Protocols at the Ministry of Presidential Affairs Mohammed Abdullah Al Junaibi, Deputy Secretary-General of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Mohammed Al Shamsi, Chairman of the Board of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre and Director General of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Hamad Obaid Al Mansouri, Chairman of the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA) Talal Humaid Belhoul Al Falasi, Director General of the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre Yousuf Hamad Al Shaibani, and Director General of the Protocol and Hospitality Department in Dubai Khalifa Saeed Suleiman.

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