PHOTOS: Dubai's Princess Haya, daughter Jalila perform Umrah

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PHOTOS: Dubais Princess Haya, daughter Jalila perform Umrah

Makkah - The princess shares precious moments from her pilgrimage.

By Yousuf Saifuddin Kapadia

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Published: Tue 1 Nov 2016, 8:14 PM

Her Royal Highness Princess Haya bint Al Hussein recently performed Umrah with her daughter.
Princess Haya - wife of His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Dubai Ruler - has been very active on Instagram, after joining earlier this year, took to the multimedia sharing platform to share pictures of her trip to Makkah with her daughter, Shaikha Al Jalila, to perform the Umrah pilgrimage.
The Princess, who captions her posts in both Arabic and English for her fans and followers all over the world, shared her feelings of performing Umrah with her daughter in the captions.
In the posts, Princess Haya talks about the importance of Umrah, the experience of being in the House of Allah and her prayer for UAE, the Arab world and beyond.
The mother holds her daughter close:

Guiding Al Jalila through the prayers:
 
????? ?? ???? ??????? ?? ??? ?????? ??? ???? ??? ???? ?????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????? ????? ?????? ???????? ?? ?? ???? ??? ???? ????? . ??? ?????? ??? ???? ????? ??????? ??? ???? ???? ?????? ????? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ????? ???? ?? ???? ??????? ?????? ???? ???????? . ??? ???? ??? ??? ???????? ???? ?????? ????? ????? ??????? . ???? ???? ??? ????? ????????? ??????? ?????????? ??? ??? ?? ??????? ?? ???????? ??????? ??????. Words cannot describe the feeling one experiences when seeing the House of Allah. Instantly, one is taken away by the spirit of the place, hearing people praying to Allah in different languages and dialects. Al Jalila and I bowed our heads down in prayers, asking Allah to protect the President of the UAE, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and Vice-President of the UAE, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, along with their brothers, the Rulers of the other Emirates. We prayed for all the people of the UAE and Jordan, and for peace and stability in the Arab region and beyond.
A photo posted by Haya Bint Al Hussein (@hrhprincesshaya) on
Kissing the black stone:
 
?????? ??????? ???? ????? ?????? ?? ?????? ???????. Sheikha Al Jalila kisses the black stone at the Holy Kaaba.
A photo posted by Haya Bint Al Hussein (@hrhprincesshaya) on
The young Shaikha at the tomb of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH):
Princess Haya has gradually amassed a sizeable following for herself on Instagram, with 54,000 followers, sharing moments from her life and official visits - 48 posts until now, including adorable back-to-school pictures of her children.
It is noteworthy that her husband, Shaikh Mohammed, is one of the most followed leaders on social media in the world along with Shaikh Hamdan. Dubai Crown Prince. While Shaikh Mohammed has 1.9 million followers on Instagram, the intrepid crown prince has 4.2 million followers.
yousufk@khaleejtimes.com



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