Sheikh Mohammed tweets Diwali greetings


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, tweeted out a touching Diwali greeting.

"To all who are celebrating Diwali, let me wish them, on behalf of the people and residents of UAE, a truly joyful festival," Sheikh Mohammed wrote on his official Twitter handle.

"May the light from the festivities around the world shine a blessing of love and hope on us all."

Diwali, the festival of lights, begins on Friday, October 25.

Meanwhile, more than 60 Indian schools in Dubai will close on Sunday for Diwali. 

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