Mohammed fulfils wish of Yemeni boy suffering from leukaemia

DUBAI - Shehab Ali, a 13-year-old Yemeni boy diagnosed with leukaemia and undergoing treatment for the past three years, had his wishes fulfilled by General Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and UAE Minister of Defence, when he met one of the Crown Prince's horses at Maktoum stables in Dubai on Sunday.

By (Reuters)

Published: Tue 30 Mar 2004, 12:25 PM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 11:29 AM

MeetingGeneral Shaikh Mohammed was one of the two wishes Ali made through the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Dubai. Ali's second wish, to see his family in Dubai, was also fulfilled by Gen. Shaikh Mohammed who ordered the flying in of the young boy's family including his mother and nine of his brothers and sisters.

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