FEI President HRH Princess Haya Al Hussein and her husband HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice-president and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, have become the proud parents of their second child.
Sheikh Mohammad announced the birth of his son in a tweet to his 600,000 Twitter followers on Saturday 7 January 2012.
He wrote, "Princess Haya and I were blessed with a baby boy. We named him 'Zayed'."
Zayed Bin Mohammed Bin Rashed Al Maktoum has an elder sister, Sheikha Al Jalila Bint Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, born on 2 December 2007.
Mother and child are happy and healthy.
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