H.H. Sheikh Mohammed shares Diwali greetings

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His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has wished everyone celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights.

He tweeted his message on behalf of the people of the UAE.

"On behalf of the people of the UAE, we congratulate all those who celebrate Diwali. Wishing them a happy festival," said Sheikh Mohammed.

Dubai's Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, also wished everyone on the occasion.

"To everyone celebrating Diwali worldwide, Dubai wishes you a happy Diwali. May this occasion bring joy and happiness to all of you," he said on Twitter.

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