Why is Dubai's Ruler tweeting in Mandarin?

Dubai's Ruler has been tweeting in Mandarin.

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, congratulated the leaders and people of China on their 70th National Day.

In a Tweet, that was posted in English, Arabic and Mandarin, he said the two countries share solid historical and strategic relations that contribute to achieving stability, prosperity and peace.

Burj Khalifa was also lit up in the red colour of the Chinese flag to mark the occasion.


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